"VISITS AND TRIPS"
VISITS AND TRIPS Students at Shirley High School have the opportunity to visit a number of venues in the United Kingdom to enhance their learning as part of the curriculum. In addition, there are a number of school trips which take place during the holidays which students can attend. Below is a selection of some of the visits that took place in the last academic year (2007-2008). Year Group Department Visit/Trip 7 Geography Shirley Walk 7 History Mountfitchet Castle, Stansted, Essex 7/8 History Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk 8 Geography Natural History Museum, London 8 German Christmas Markets in Aachen, Germany 8 History Houses of Parliament 8 Religious Studies Neasden Temple 8/9 History Tutankhamun Exhibition 8/9 Science Croydon Science Fayre 9 Science Croydon Science Challenge 9 Science London Zoo 10 History First World War Site - Ypres, Belgium 10 Geography Birling Gap, East Sussex 10 Science Natural History Museum, London 10 Geography Docklands, London 11 Art ‘Barriers’ Project, Tate Modern 11 Drama National Theatre 12 Dance Royal Opera House 12 Drama Globe Theatre Year Group Non Departmental Visit/Trip All students Theatre Visit 'We Will Rock You, London 7 Rewards Visit World Challenge Adventure Quest 8 Rewards Visit Chessington World of Adventure 8/9 Rewards Visit Thorpe Park 9/10 Theatre Visit ‘The Shaolin Monks’, London 10/11 Key Marginals Frylands Wood Camp 11 Leavers Leavers Ball, Fairfield Halls Year Group Residential in School Holidays Visit/Trip Year 8-11 PE Italy Football tour 10 PE Activity Weekend, PGL Marchants Hill, Hindhead All students PE Ski Trip to USA D:\Docstoc\Working\pdf\6ed72f36-f6e1-4efc-8134-9493b6a4c01c.doc