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Monmouth School Holiday 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

Click here to download the Monmouth School Holiday Trip Schedule (PDF - 87Kb) 

 

Michaelmas Term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
German Exchange with Numerberg Form IV boys studying German Annual End of M1, 9 days (16-25 Oct 2014) Nuremberg pupils visit in last 9 days before Lent half term £440 (2014)
Spanish language trip to Barcelona Form IV and V boys studying Spanish Annual End of M1, 4 days (17-21 Oct 2014) £574 (2014)
Western Front Battlefields trip All Form IV boys Annual Start of half term holiday, 4 days (19-22 Oct 2014) £330
French study trip to Normandy Form I and II boys studying French Annual Start of half term holiday, 4 days (17-20 Oct 2014) £350
 
French language trip to Paris Form III boys studying French Annual First Saturday of Christmas holiday, 4 days (13-16 Dec 2014) £450
Russia - Moscow/St Petersburg language and History Form VI, including HMSG Biennial (2014) Start of Christmas holidays, 6 days (13-18 Dec 2014) £1,600


Lent Term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
Blackpool Rugby Tour Form I, by selection Annual Last two days of L1 and first two days of half term holiday £85 (2014)
Ski trip All Annual Last day of L1, 9 days (13-21 Feb 2015) £960 (2015)
Classics trip to Greece (Peloponnese) Forms IV and V
First Saturday of Lent half term, 6 days (14-19 Feb 2015) £600
Language course/work experience in Nantes, France Forms IV, V, V1.1 and V1.2   First Sunday of half term, 6 days (15-21 Feb 2015) £500 (2015)
 
Classics trip to Greece Form VI boys studying Latin and Greek Biennial (last trip 2014) Last day of L2, 6 days £650 (2014)
Football tour Forms IV-VI, by selection Every three years (last trip 2014) First Sunday of Easter holidays, 5 days £900
French language trip to Paris Form IV-VI.2 Annual Last week of Easter holidays, 5 days £565
Rowing training camp All rowers Annual Easter holidays, 6 days £650 (Seville 2014)
Berlin language and culture trip Form V and VI boys studying German Annual Easter holidays, 4 days (13-16 April 2015) £450 (2014)
Salamanca trip Form VI Annual Last full week of Easter holidays £700-£750

 

Summer Term

Trip Open to Frequency Start date and duration Cost
 
Adventure and Culture trips (e.g. Thailand, Borneo, Madagascar) Forms V and VI Biennial (last trip 2013) Start of summer holidays, 2-3 weeks £2,495 (Borneo 2013)
CCF Army and RAF Summer Camps Forms IV-VI boys in CCF Annual Speech Day, 7 days £85 (2014)
Cricket Castle Festival 1st XI squad, by selection Annual Last week of S2 or first week of holidays, 3 days Free unless it is held in Jersey (every four years), in which case £200
Japanese exchange Forms IV-VI.1 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 South of France Chapel Choir/(Junior) Symphonic Winds/HMSSO Biennial (next one planned for Choir in summer 2015) First Tuesday of summer holidays, 8 days £900
Senior cricket tour Senior cricketers, by selection Every three years Easter holidays, 10 days £3,200 (projected for Easter 2016)
Senior rugby tour (e.g. Canada) 1st XV squad, by selection Every three years (last trip 2012) Start of summer holidays, 2 weeks £2,500 (projected for 2015)


Second Master September 2014