European Study Tour for 2015

The Humanities Faculty have launched our annual European Study Tour for 2015, this trip will visit France and Belgium and  is open to any students currently in Year 9, who has opted to study Geography, History, Law, Sociology or Travel and Tourism at GCSE level next year. This trip will run from 17th-24th July 2015 at the end of the summer term and there will be a maximum of 45 places available on this trip.

Proposed Itinerary

Friday 17th July
Arrive at school at 9.30pm and travel overnight on the coach to Ypres.
Saturday 18th July
Check into hotel- pick up packed lunches and visit;
The Flanders Fields Museum
Sanctuary Wood Trench System
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate.
Sunday 19th July
After breakfast visit Langemark German Cemetery (Ypres).
Visit to Passchendaele Memorial Museum.
Evening spent at leisure in Ypres.
Monday 20th July
Travel towards Paris and visit the Somme.
This will include; Thiepval Memorial, Beaumont Hammel and the Ulster Tower.
Check into Hotel in Paris.
Tuesday 21st July
After breakfast depart for central Paris and visit;
The Eiffel Tower
Funicular railway journey to the Sacré Coeur
Shopping on the Champs Elysées
Wednesday 22nd July
Full day at leisure in the Parc Asterix theme park.
Thursday 23rd July
After breakfast have a walk along the River Seine in Paris and some time to buy gifts for family and friends.
Return home.

The total cost of this trip will be £470 per person, to secure your child’s place an initial non-refundable deposit of £70 is required by Friday 27th June. This can be paid via a cheque made payable to Newton Academy Trust or it can also be paid via Parentpay.

Menin Gate, Ypres, The Last Post Ceremony 2013