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School trips 2016-17

The following trips are planned for this academic year. Much of the time we operate similar trips each year, but check back in a month or two to see what has been added as there are quite a few more trips in the pipeline.

View a list of longer-term, large-scale trips abroad

2016-17

Date Destination Years Cost Staff
16 Sep 16 Sixths IA Geography Data Collection Day Sixths 25 JPS
16-19 Sep 16 KES Wildlife: Minsmere All 150 JP
22 Sep 16 The Importance of being Earnest, The REP Upper School 15 JB
23-25 Sep 16 Leadership Upper School
LMR
23-25 Sep 16 Caving Rems-Fourths 140 CDB
26 Sep 16 Shells B, F London tour Shells B, F 30 PKH
26 Sep 16 Bosworth Battlefield Rems 19  PWG
27 Sep 16  Bosworth Battlefield Rems  19  PWG 
30 Sep 16 Geography Field Trip, Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire UM 14 JPS
2 Oct 16 Cycle Ride, Shustoke Shells Free CDB
9 Oct 16 Hill walk, Church Stretton Shells 19 PWG
3 Oct 16 Shell J London tour Shell J 30 PKH
9 Oct 16 Cycle practice ride, Staffordshire Fourths and above Free KDP
12 Oct 16 Shakespeare Schools Workshop, Mac Birmingham Fourths and Fifths  Free  CLG 
14 Oct 16 Geography Field Trip, Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire UM 14 JPS
15-16 Oct 16 Living History: Avoncroft All 5 JPD
16 Oct 16 Cycle ride, Wombourne Shells Free CDB
16 Oct 16 Art: Tate Britain GCSE 15 BMS
17 Oct 16 Shells M, P London tour Shells M, P 30 PKH
21-25 Oct 16 Battlefields Rems-Fourths 400 MPB
21-29 Oct 16 Cuba: language, wildlife, culture, touring Fourths and above 1700 DMW
03 Nov 16 Crescent Theatre trip Fourths 5 MJB
05 Nov 16 Cycle ride, Shustoke Lower School Free CDB
6 Nov 16 Hill walk, Stiperstones Shells 15 CDB
12 Nov 16 Living History: Re-enactors market, Coventry All
JPD
12 Nov 16 Mountain biking, Cannock Chase Rems, UM, Fourths 25 RAS
19 Nov 16  Modern United Nations: Malvern Fourths and above 35 PRO
20 Nov 16 Warhammer   Free JPD
20 Nov 16 Cycling: Shustoke  Shells - UMs Free CDB
21 Nov 16 Creation climbing wall Shells and Rems 17 RAS
22 Nov 16 The Tempest, Stratford

MJB
22 Nov 16 Shakespeare Schools rehearsal and performance, Mac Birmingham Fourths and Fifths Free CLG
23 Nov 16 The Tempest, Stratford

MJB
25 Nov 16 London Ambassadors Theatre trip Fourths 50 MJB
27 Nov 16 Cycling: Wombourne Fourths and above Free KDP
28 Nov 16 Senior Maths Challenge, Stafford Fourths and above Free TFC
02 Dec 16 Geography field trip, Birmingham Fourths 12 JPS
05 Dec 16 Business trip to Hickory Dickory, Kings Heath Divs Free HMC
09 Dec 16 Living History: Kingsbury Water Park Christmas Bash All  10 JPD
9-11 Dec 16 Hill walking weekend, Ilam Hall, Derbyshire Shells, Rems 130 CDB
11 Dec 16 KES Wildlife: Slimbridge All 25 JP
12 Dec 16 The Tempest, Stratford IB pupils 22 JB
12 Dec 16 Senior Swing Band Tour Band Free MJM
         

 2017

       
15 Jan 17  RAF RAF Free DHR
20-22 Jan 17 Hill walking weekend: Windermere Shells and Rems 140 CDB
21 Jan 17 TOTB Chemistry Competition: University of Birmingham   4 CSA
23 Jan 17 GCSE Science Live, Symphony Hall  UMs 27 DLT
25 Jan 17 Jaguar Land Rover: Design Deparment Divs Free PAB
26 Jan 17 Debating, Solihull Fifths Free SLS
6 Feb 17 Redpoint Climbing Centre Shells-Fourths 15 RAS
7 Feb 17 Art trip to Tate Britain Fifths 15 BMS
7 Feb 17 Maths Challenge, London Upper School Free TFC
8 Feb 17  Flying, RAF Cosford RAF Free JB
12 Feb 17 Cycling, Wombourne Fourths and above Free KDP
16 Feb 17 Art trip to V&A Museum, London Fifths 15 BMS
17-18 Feb 17 KES Expeditions UMF   DHR
18-25 Feb 17 Ski trip: Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria Rems and above 1200 IJC
18-24 Feb 17 Lapland Rems, UMs 1550 CDB
3 Mar 17 History IGCSE coursework, RAF Cosford Fourths 11 PWG
4-5 Mar 17 MUN Shrewsbury School Upper School 67 PRO
4 Mar 17 Public speaking, Worcester Upper School Free FMA
6 Mar 17 Redpoint Climbing Centre Upper School 16 RAS
7 Mar 17 WMCTC Chemistry Quiz, KE Camp Hill Fourths and Fifths Free ADW
10 Mar 17 ICAEW National Business and Accounting Competition, Edgbaston Divs Free AB
10-12 Mar 17 Design: Morgan Cars & Centre for Alternative Technology Divs 130 PAB
10-12 Mar 17 Caving and walking, Yorkshire Shells 125 CDB
11 Mar 17 Gold DofE training Upper School Free CS
15-18 Mar 17 Geography field trip: North Yorkshire Divs 250 JPS
16 Mar 17 History of Science Museum, Oxford Divs    
18-19 Mar 17 Living History, Avoncroft All 10 JPD
19 Mar 17 Cycling, Shropshire Age 15+ Free KDP
19-20 Mar 17 U13 Rugby Sevens Rems   GPB
22-23 Mar 17 U14 Rugby Sevens UMs   GPB
23 Mar 17 Walsall Art Gallery Shells Free GAO
20-25 Mar 17 Arvon Creative Writing Workshop, Shropshire Shells, Rems, UM 800 GJB
24 Mar 17 Junior Maths Challenge, Wolverhampton Lower School Free TFC
24-25 Mar 17 Leadership: Trewen Outdoor Centre Fifths 80 LMR
24-26 Mar 17 Caving weekend Rems and above 140 CDB
26 Mar-1 Apr 17 Mallorca language exchange Divs 530 DJA
27 Mar 17 International Particle Physics Masterclass Divs Free DLT
28 Mar 17 4x4 Challenge, Silverstone Divs Free PAB
18-21 Apr 17 Gold DofE training Upper School 260 CS
21-22 Apr 17 National Theatre and V&A Museum Divs 150 PKH
22 Apr 17 Cycle training independent riders UM, Fourths Free CDB
26 Apr 17 Julius Caesar, Stratford Divs 25 NLM
29-30 Apr 17 Birdwatching All 95 JP/DHC
29 Apr 17 Loughborough TOTB competition UMs, Fourths, Fifths Free CSA
8-12 May 17 Shell form camps Shells 140 CDB
27-31 May 17 Berlin city tour Divs 600 EJM
27 May-1 Jun 17 Poland: wildlife UM and above 950  JP 
31 May-6 Jun 17 Linguistic immersion, Nice Divs 600 PJE
06 Jun 17 Bath: Roman baths and culture Rem S, P   EJW
10-11 Jun 17 Parachuting      
13 Jun 17 Bath: Roman baths and culture Rem T, W   EJW
20 Jun 17 Bath: Roman baths and culture Rem D   EJW
29 Jun 17 Titus Andronicus, Stratford Divs, Sixths 28 CLG
7-9 Jul 17 Rock climbing, Hathersage Shells-UM 145 CDB
24 Jul-1 Aug 17 Cycle tour of the Low Countries All 980 CDB
18-25 Jul 17 Gozo: diving Fourths and above 700 DHR
Jul 17 Yorkshire Dales Cycle tour Fourths and above 500 KDP
Jul 17 Tanzania and Zanzibar Fourths and above 2900 DMW
Jul 17 Rome and Bay of Naples All 1000 LWE
13-19 Aug 17 Work experience: Lampertheim, Germany Divs 500 AXH
13-17 Feb 17 Cycle tour: Yorkshire Dales Fourths and above  450 KDP
Aug 17 CERN Divs 850 DLT
         

Autumn 2017

       
22-23 Sep 17 Leadership: Trewen Outdoor Centre Divs 85 LMR
19-23 Oct 17 Iceland Fourths, Fifths, Divs 975 JPS
22-25 Oct 17 Poland UMs-Divisions 600 MPB
         

2018

       
Feb 18 Ski trip to Italy Shells-Divs 1400 IJC
Easter 18 UAE - junior cricket tour UMs and Fourths 1700 LMR
October half term East coast USA or Moscow-St Petersburg All 1680 DMW