Ypres & Somme: WW1 Battlefields
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Ypres & Somme: WW1 Battlefields

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Battleifields - Ypres & Somme

For a college trip with great educational value the WWI battlefields of Ypres and The Somme are ideal college trip destinations for pupils looking to gain an understanding of the events of 1914-1918, and experience the conditions of soldiers in trenches.

The impact and significance of World War 1 is the foundation of most modern history courses and our First World War school trips are a great way for pupils to experience first-hand what they are being taught in the classroom by taking learning outside the classroom.Subject focus:• KS 3-5: Show the conditions of the soldiers in the trenches of World War I• KS 3-5: Examine the effects of historical trends and events on ordinary people• KS 3-5: Understand how people respond to traumatic events• KS 3-5: Recognise the role of World War I in influencing later events Battlefield trips also offer a great MFL opportunity too, offering language immersion.

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Our tours are of great educational value and tie within the standard requirements of the National curriculum. Students can develop their understanding of the events leading up to and during WWI by visiting the many battlefield sites, memorials and cemeteries in the Somme and Ypres areas.

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Depart UK early morning by coach and ferry Arrive in Ypres for a guided tour of the battlefield sites (Menin Gate, Essex Farm, Tyne Cot Cemetary) rounded off with a visit to Hill 60 and Sanctuary Wood Museum Early evening visit to the Menin Gate for the Last Post Ceremony Arrive at your accommodation

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Breakfast at accommodation. Morning exploration of Ypres (In Flanders Museum). Afternoon of The Somme battlefield sites (Thiepval Memorial, Newfoundland Park and Musee Somme 1916). Evening meal at accommodation Optional ten-pin bowling

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Breakfast at accommodation Morning visit to Vimy Ridge Return to the UK by coach and ferry

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Depart UK early morning by coach and ferry Arrive in Ypres for a guided tour of the battlefield sites (Menin Gate, Essex Farm, Tyne Cot Cemetary) rounded off with a visit to Hill 60 and Sanctuary Wood Museum Early evening visit to the Menin Gate for the Last Post Ceremony Arrive at your accommodation

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Breakfast at accommodation. Morning exploration of Ypres (In Flanders Museum). Afternoon of The Somme battlefield sites (Thiepval Memorial, Newfoundland Park and Musee Somme 1916). Evening meal at accommodation Optional ten-pin bowling

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Breakfast at accommodation Morning visit to Vimy Ridge Return to the UK by coach and ferry

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All itineraries are based on the recomendations of our expert guides, however each itinerary will be tailored to your needs). We operate bespoke itineraries for 2-5 days WW1 Battlefield trips. All itineraries are provisional guides and can be tailored to your specific needs. Please contact us for more info.

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