Normandy History

Prices from: £315 (3 Days, 2 Nights)

The Second World War is now a major part of the GCSE curriculum and the D-Day landings in Normandy represent a critical turning point in the war.  So what better way to enhance studies than a school trip to Normandy with Adaptable Travel.

The Battle of Normandy was fought in 1944 between Nazi Germany and invading Allied Forces, as part of the larger conflict of World War II. Monuments, museums, bunkers and cemeteries are a living commemoration to the battle of Normandy and present the perfect base from where to take a school trip to study History and Battlefields.

Visiting the Normandy landing beaches will enable your students to gain a greater insight into the monumental events that took place, bringing history to life.

Subject Focus:

  • KS 3: Understand the experiences of French soldiers in World War II
  • KS 3: Examine the effects of historical trends and events on ordinary people
  • KS 3: Recognise how people have responded to these events
  • KS 3: Evaluate the importance of these events to the present day

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Brendan

Hartlepool GB
Great trip, accommodation adequate. Well organised from start to finish as was last year; finished off with the driver we requested.
Confirmed traveller: 10 April 2014
Published on: 24 April 2014
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Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Normandy with its beautiful coastline and pretty seaside resorts is a popular destination for a school trip. There are excellent town and city excursions, from the Mont St Michel to the D-Day landing beaches and the Peace Museum in Caen.

 

DAY 1

  • Morning departure from school by coach
  • Arrive and check in at your accommodation centre
  • Evening meal and free time

 

DAY 2

  • Breakfast and collect packed lunches
  • Morning visit to Caen Peace Museum
  • Lunch and free time
  • Afternoon visit to Pegasus Bridge Museum, Ranville Cemetery &
  • Merville Battery
  • Evening meal at accommodation centre

 

DAY 3

  • Breakfast and collect packed lunches
  • Morning visit to Arromaches- Arromanches 360 cinema and Musee du Debarquement
  • Lunch and free time
  • Afternoon visit to Pointe du Hoc, La Cambe German Cemetery, Omaha Beach, American Cemetery Colleville & Longues Battery
  • Evening meal at accommodation centre

 

DAY 4

  • Breakfast and check out of accommodation centre
  • Depart for return journey to school

 

Adaptable Travel can tailor make an itinerary around the needs of your group.  Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organinsing your next school trip.

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