School Trips

Monmouth boys school tripsThe following list is a guide only and is not exhaustive; other trips may be organised in addition to the list below. Trips in bold have been confirmed for the current or next academic year. The appearance of any other trip on this list is not a guarantee that the trip will run on any occasion in the future. With changes in staffing and syllabi and fluctuations in cost and availability of venues, the holiday trips programme will inevitably evolve over time.

N.b. M1 = 1st half of Michaelmas Term; M2 = 2nd half of Michaelmas Term

L1 = 1st half of Lent Term; L2 = 2nd half of Lent Term

S1 = 1st half of Summer Term; S2 = 2nd half of Summer Term

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Last modified on 9 February 2017

Michaelmas term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
German Exchange with Nuremberg Year 10 boys studying German

(Not happening in 2016/2017)

Annual End of M1, 10 days (15-24 Oct 2015) Nuremberg pupils visit in last 9 days before Lent half term £450 (2015)
Spanish language trip to Barcelona Years 10 and 11 boys and girls studying Spanish Annual End of M1, 4 days, cancelled for 2016 £650 (2016)
French study trip to Normandy Years 7 and 8 boys studying French Annual Last Day of M1, 5 days (21-25 Oct 2016) £440(approx.)
J14 Rowing Camp Year 9 Annual End of M1, 3 days (26-28 Oct 2016) £75.00
Cultural and linguistic trip to Berlin Years 10 and 11 Annual Christmas holidays, 4 days

Lent term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
Year 7 Rugby Tour Year 7, by selection Annual Last day of L1 and first day of half term holiday £65 (2016)
Ski trip All Annual Last day of L1, 9 days (12-20 Feb 2016) £995 (2016)
Russian and Language Trip to St Petersburg, Russia Sixth Form  Biennial February 2017, 7 days, half term (TBC) TBC
Classics trip to Greece (Peloponnese) Sixth Form
(Possibly Years 10 and 11)
 Annual First Saturday of Lent half term, 6 days (13-18 Feb 2016) £600 (2016)
Language course/work experience in Nantes, France Sixth Form  Annual First Saturday of Lent half term, 8 days (13-20 Feb 2016) £695 (2016)
Western Front Battlefields Trip Year 10 Last day of L2, 5 days (31March – 4 April 2017) £380 (2017)
Language study trip to France Years 10 -11 Lent half term (7 days)
Football tour to Barcelona or Madrid Years 10 – 12, by selection Every three years (last trip 2014) Easter holidays, 6 days (2-7 April 2017) £1000 (approx.)
French Language trip to Paris Years 10 – 13 Annual Last week of Easter holidays, 5 days £565
Geography Trip to Iceland Years 10 – 13 Last Week of Easter Holidays, 5 days £990 (2017)
Rowing training camp All rowers Annual Easter holidays, 8 days 5-12 April 2016) £650 (Seville 2014)
History trip to Berlin Year 9 Easter holidays, 4 days. Cancelled for 2016 £500 (approx.)
Spanish language and culture trip to Salamanca Sixth Form boys and girls  studying Spanish Annual Easter holidays, 7 days. Cancelled for 2016 £700 (approx)
Berlin language and culture trip Sixth Form boys studying German Annual Easter holidays, 7 days £700 (2016)
Senior Cricket tour Senior cricketers, by selection Every three years Easter holidays, 10 days £3200 (projected for Easter 2016)

Summer term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
French language trip to Paris Year 9 boys studying French Annual May half term (4 days) £340 (approx.)

Cancelled for 2017

 

Adventure and Culture trips (e.g. Thailand, Borneo, Madagascar).  Possibly trip to Himalayas in summer 2016 Year 11- 12 Roughly Biennial Summer holidays 2018 (15 days) £3,000
CCF Army and RAF Summer Camp Years 10 – 12
boys in CCF
Annual Speech Day, 7 days £85 (2016)
Sweden Sea Kayak Expedition Summer holidays 2017,

8 days (9 – 16 July 2017)

£700 (2017)
Cricket Castle Festival 1st XI squad, by selection Annual Last week of S2 or first week of holidays, 5 days Free unless it is held in Jersey (every four years), in which case £200
Japanese exchange Years 10 – 12 Biennial (last trip 2013) Start of summer holidays, 3 weeks (Japanese pupils visit MS in last two weeks of Lent Term and first week of Easter holidays) £1,400 (projected for 2015)
Music tour to Rome and Perugia Choir and Strings Biennial First Monday of summer holidays (10 – 17 July 2017) £950
Sea Kayaking Expedition to Saint Anna Archipelago, Sweden Year11
(Potentially Years 10-12 from Canoe Club)
First week of holidays (6 – 12 July 2015) £650 (approx.)
India 2016 Expedition Years 10 – 11 Summer 2016 (11 July – 6 August) £1900
Pre-Season Rugby Tour- Dublin Sixth Form rugby players (by selection) 29 August – 2 Sept 2017 £750

February 2017