Educational visits

Major trips and visits 

Educational visits play a significant part in the development of our students, adding to and supporting many aspects of the curriculum and broadening the students' experiences. At Ralph Allen we are committed to providing a broad and balanced programme of opportunities.  This provides opportunities to as many of our students as possible, whilst ensuring that the visits remain high quality, maximising the educational benefits to those young people taking part.

The school has a long history of runningextremely successful and safe educational visits for our students. The brief outline below lists some of the major trips and visits which are in the school’s calendar:

Year 7 Residential to Barton Camp in the Mendips; 14 – 18 September 2016 (i/c Mr R Handley)

Year 12 Residential to Exeter University; 9 – 10 September 2016 (i/c Miss J Haggett)

Year 8 outdoor activities day - see Ms Fox

Year 9 outdoor activities residential - see Ms Fox

Year 8 & 9 Science trip to Moscow Space Centre - see Mr Greenhough

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award – details from Ms Fox (Years 10 & 11: throughout the year)

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award  - details from Ms Fox (Year 12 & 13: Throughout the year)

French Exchange – details from Miss Benezech 

German Exchange - details from Mrs Godwin

Spanish Exchange – details from Ms Perez

Sixth form Geography study tour to Iceland, October 2016 - details from Mr Briggs

Ski Trip, Easter holidays 2017 - details from Mr Handley (Years 10 & 11)

Art & Photography trip to New York, February 2017; details from Mr Hume-Smioth, Mrs Squier (Year 12 & 13)

For further information and to enquire about places, please contact the member of staff responsible for the visit.

Additional to this many other valuable and enriching educational visits take place throughout the year.

Further information relating to trips and visits can be obtained from the website or the member of staff in charge.

The school's Educational Visits Coordinator is Miss Sarah Hetenyi, Assistant Principal. 

The Educational Visits Administrator is Mrs Katrina de Beer, Finance Assistant: