School Trips

Monmouth boys school trips

The 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

Download the Holiday Trips list for parents 2018 – Here (PDF – 205Kb)
Last modified on 24 March 2018

Michaelmas term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
Western Front Battlefields trip  Year 10 and 11  Biennial  End of M1, 5 days (20-24 Oct 2017)  £340 (2017)
German Exchange with Nuremberg Year 10 boys studying German Annual End of M1, Nuremberg pupils visit (21-28 Oct 2017) £450 (2015)
French study trip to the Loire Valley (Normandy – 2018) Years 7 and 8 boys studying French Annual End of M1, 5 days (22-26 Oct 2017) £420(2017)
Cultural and linguistic trip to Berlin Form VI Annual Christmas holidays, 5 days (14-18 Dec 2017) £495 (2017)

Lent term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
Language and History trip to St Petersburg, Russia Sixth Form  Biennial

End of L1, 5 days (115 Feb 2017) Cancelled for 2018

£1,450 (2017)
Classics trip to Greece (Peloponnese) Year 11 and 6.1  Annual

End of L1 5 days (13-17 Feb 2018) Cancelled for 2018

£750 (2018)
Cricket trip to Sri Lanka  Years 9 and 10

Easter holidays, 13 days (29 Mar-10 Apr 2018)

£1850 (2018)

Football tour to Barcelona or Madrid

 Year 11 and 6th Form Every three years

Easter holidays, 6 days (2-7 April 2017)

£1000 (approx.)
Classics trip to Bay of Naples  Years 7-10 and 6.1

Easter holidays, 4 days (4-7 April 2018)

£550(2018)
Rowing training camp  Competing rowers (J15-J18) Annual

Easter holidays, 7 days 11-17 (April 2018)

£750 (Seville 2018)

Summer term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
French language trip to Paris  Year 9 and 10 boys studying French  Annual

End of S1,28-31 May 2018 (4 days)

£450 (2018)
Henley Royal Regatta  1st VIII squad by selection  Annual

Sunday to 1st Saturday of July

£150 (approx.)
CCF Army and RAF Summer Camps  Year 10, 11 and 6th Form boys in CCF Annual

Speech Day, 8 days (7 14 July 2018)

£100 (2018)
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

Music tour to Rome and Perugia  Choir and Strings Biennial

First Monday of summer holidays (10 17 July 2017)

£950 (2017)
 Japanese exchange  Year 9, 10, 11 and 6.1  Biennial

Start of summer holidays, 3 weeks (Japanese pupils visit MS in last two weeks of Lent Term and first week of Easter hols)

£1800 (2017)
India Expedition  Year 11 and 6th Form  Summer holidays 2018, 26 days (8 July- 2 August 2018) £2050 (2018)

Adventure and Culture trips (e.g. Thailand, Borneo, Madagascar). Trip to Nepal in summer 2018

 Year 10 and 6th Form

Roughly Biennial

Summer holidays 2018, 23 days (19 July 10 August 2018)

£3,292 (2018)
Pre-Season Rugby Tour to Dublin

Form VI.1 & VI.2 rugby players (by invitation)

Summer holidays, 5 days (28 Aug- 1 Sept 2018)

£750 (2017) Cost TBC (2018)

 Rugby Tour to Canada  Years 10 and 11

14 days (9-22 July

2019)

£2199 (2019)

March 2018