Category Archives: Trips

Year 12 Visit to WW1 Battlefields

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Over the weekend of 11th to 13th of May, the English Department led the annual trip to the First World War Battlefields and Cemeteries of France and Belgium in support of  students’ A-Level Literature studies. Over the course of a very busy weekend students were able to experience first hand the sites of many of the key [&hellip…

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Year 11 History visit to Hardwick Hall

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Hardwick Hall, more glass than wall A visit to Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire gave Y11 GCSE History students the opportunity to prepare for their Paper 2, Historic Environment essay question, worth 10% of marks for their overall course. National Trust staff led sessions on the New Hall which was begun in 1590, to enable students [&hellip…

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Year 7 Theatre Visit to War Horse

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War Horse, an internationally renowned production, finally arrived in Nottingham and continued to live up to its reputation! A packed Royal Concert Hall seemed to be enthralled throughout by this highly episodic Black Beauty meets the Great War with its unashamed lack of nuance or complexity. Best known for its brilliant construction and operation of [&hellip…

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