Trips & visits

 

As a result of parental feedback, we have put together a calendar of trips and visits for 2019-20 below to help parents/carers with cost planning throughout the year.  Please note that dates and costs are subject to change but are based on information available as of September 2019.  Should you have any queries, please contact the relevant head of department.

Year group(s)Trip locationDate Expected costValue of trip
Year 11 (selected pupils)Everards Meadows, Fosse Park18.09.19
(half day)
£8Raising awareness of careers in construction
Year 11 (selected pupils)University of Birmingham 19.09.19
(full day)
£13Post 16 options and inspiration
Year 9 girls (selected pupils)Everards Meadows, Fosse Park25.09.19
(half day)
£8Raising awareness of construction careers
Year 10 (selected pupils)Balloon launch from Brockington College. Collection desination dependent on weather conditions TBC September / October 2019 (full day)0Physics / STEM skills
Year 10 and Year 11 (selected pupils)Construction Futures10.10.19
(full day)
0One-to-one experience with construction employers
Year 11 (selected pupils)University of Cambridge11.10.19
(full day)
£13Post 16 options and inspiration
Year 8 (selected pupils)Equal Engineers, Birmingham23.10.19
(full day)
£10Inspiring potential careers within engineering
Year 11 (selected pupils)University of Oxford25.10.19
(full day)
0Post 16 options and inspiration
Year 9Year 9 skills show, BirminghamTBC 21 or 22 or 23.11.19
(full day)
£12.50Careers information and inspiration
Year 11 geography pupilsEnderby27.11.19
(full day)
0Embedding fieldwork techniques
Year 10 health & social care pupils LOROS28.11.19
(full day)
£5Assignment 3 content and career awareness
Year 9 and Year 10 performing arts pupilsLondon theatre tripNovember 2019 or February 2020
(full day)
£50Supporting BTEC and GCSE courses
All years London theatre tripNovember 2019 or February 2020
(full day)
£50Experiencing a live performance
Year 9Places of worship in Leicester and Pizza HutTBC 12.12.19
(full day)
£25Enriching students’ knowledge of how different areas in places of worship are used
Year 8 and Year 9 (selected pupils) University of Oxford Christmas lecturesTBC
(full day)
£20World renowned experts aim to entertain and inspire the next generation with their (often explosive) insights into STEM
Year 8 (selected pupils)Kidzania, LondonTBC 21 or 22 or 23.01.20
(full day)
0Careers information and inspiration
Year 10 health & social care pupilsVisit to a day nurseryTBC Likely early 2020
(full day)
£5Assignment 3 content and career awareness
Year 9 geography pupilsCadbury World, Birmingham12.02.20
(full day)
£28GCSE case study of a multi-national corporation
Year 8 (selected pupils)RSC workshopTBC February 2020 (awaiting availability)
(full day)
TBCUnderstanding of shakespeare performance studied at the end of Year 8
Year 9 engineering pupilsJaguar/Land Rover visitTBC February 2020
(full day)
£30Supporting course content and raising awareness of careers in the engineering sector
Year 10 health & social care pupilsLeicester Royal InfirmaryTBC February / March 2020
(full day)
£10Assignment 3 content and career awareness
Year 9 and Year 10 performing arts pupilsLondon theatre tripNovember 2019 or February 2020
(full day)
£50Supporting BTEC and GCSE courses
All yearsLondon theatre tripNovember 2019 or February 2020
(full day)
£50Experiencing a live performance
Year 10 health & social care pupilsVisit to residential homeTBC Early 2020
(full day)
£5Assignment 3 content and career awareness
Year 7 (selected pupils)Energy quest workshop at Brockington03.03.20
(full day)
0STEM workshop
Year 7 and Year 8Big Bang Fair, Birmingham13.03.20 or 14.03.20
(full day)
£20STEM and careers awareness
Year 9Dickens day trip, LondonTBC March 2020 (awaiting availability)
(full day)
£48Contextual understanding of literature to be studied in Year 10
Year 11 geography pupilsBradgate Park25.03.20
(full day)
£16GCSE fieldwork requirement
Year 11 geography pupilsEnderby01.04.20
(full day)
0Embedding fieldwork techniques
Year 8 (selected pupils)Visit to Parliament TBC spring term (awaiting availability)
(full day)
TBCAn insight into politics to accompany an in school visit from a local MP
Year 10 child development pupils Nursery/primary school visit TBC spring term (awaiting availability)
(half day)
0To experience learning through play in a school setting
Year 7 (selected pupils)Leicester Botanical Gardens21.05.20
(full day)
£15Broaden students’ experiences of investigative science skills
Year 10 (triple science pupils)Cern, Geneva22.05.20-24.05.20
(3 days)
£420Physics and STEM skills
Year 8EnderbyTBC May 2020
(full day)
0Embedding geography fieldwork techniques
Year 8 and Year 9Bletchley ParkTCB May or June 2020
(full day)
£20Codes and cipers – using team working and problem solving skills
Year 10 Duke of Edinburgh pupils Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditonsMay, June and July 2020
(2 days)
£130 – £150 Broadening students’ experiences and completing their DofE bronze award
Year 10 (triple science pupils)Careers conference, National Space CentreTBC 08.06.20 or 01.07.20
(full day)
£8Awareness of STEM careers, especially in space physics
Year 7Bradgate Park03.06.20
(full day)
0 Introducing geography fieldwork techniques
Year 10 (art pupils) London Tate Galleries 18.06.20
(full day)
£22Enrichment for art GCSE unit 1 portfolio
Year 9 (textile pupils) and Year 10 (graphic pupils De Monfort University TBC June 2020
(full day)
£14Lead into NEA course work/project work
Year 8 (selected pupils)Rutland WaterTBC June 2020
(full day)
TBCSTEM /curriculum links
Year 10Work experience July 2020
(1 week)
£57Providing students with an insight into the world of work, and to start building employability skills
March 5, 1900End of term values trips07.07.20
(full day)
£30Recognition of hard work throughout the year, good behaviour and use of school values
11Prom, King Power Stadium09.07.20
(evening)
£45Celebration event
Year 11 Iceland 01.10.20-04.10.20
(4 days)
£900Broadening students’ experiences and opportunities
Year 10 (textile pupils)V&A, London02.12.20
(full day)
£30Project enrichment
Year 10 New YorkFebruary 2021
(5 nights)
TBCBroadening students’ experiences and opportunities
Year 9 and 10Ski trip to CanadaMarch / April 2021£2200Broadening students’ experiences and opportunities
Year 9, 10 and 11KenyaJuly 2021
(2 weeks)
£2600Understanding the wider world we live in, volunteer work and charity/humanitarian work, enabling pupils to apply our school values in a challenging context

Upcoming trip information

Dates of travel 
Thursday 26th September 2019 – Sunday 29th September 2019

Iceland trip letter (June 2018)

Dates of travel 
Saturday 28 March 2020 – Monday 6 April 2020

Information evening presentation