Trips & Visits

Explore the world!

Our students learn beyond the classroom; applying the knowledge they have gained at KGV to real life examples both near and far.

IT | JAGUAR LAND ROVER

IT students at KGV were treated to an exclusive insight under the bonnet of the UK's largest automotive manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover.

PSYCHOLOGY & SCIENCE | MANCHESTER

Psychology and Science student went to Manchester on a trip to the Northern College of Music. The visit included a lecture about how psychology can be applied beyond the classroom, including areas such as magic, hypnotism and music and insight into the criminal mind.

PHYSICS | SWITZERLAND

Staff and students from the A Level Physics department, visited CERN in Geneva, Switzerland which is a world known physics research organisation that carries out ground breaking research into Particle Physics.

MATHS & FURTHER MATHS | SENIOR TEAM MATHS CHALLENGE

Students studying A Level Maths and Further Maths at KGV competed in a Senior Maths Challenge where their mathematical, communication and teamwork skills were put to the ultimate test

HISTORY | PENDLE

A Level History students embarked on an exciting trip to Pendle Hill, to retrace the steps of the Pendle witches who were hung for witchcraft following the infamous Pendle witch trials of 1612.

FINE ART | PARIS

Iconic paintings and world-famous landmarks were viewed by A Level Fine Art students from KGV as they visited Paris. The students saw first-hand famous sculptures and paintings including Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and works by Manet, Monet, and Picasso.

FILM STUDIES & MEDIA STUDIES | LONDON

As part of their work on the British Film industry A Level Film Studies and Media Studies students from KGV visited studios, cinemas and the BBC during a trip to London.

CLASSICS & ANCIENT HISTORY | THE ATKINSON, SOUTHPORT

Students from the Classics & Ancient History Department at KGV spent time at the Atkinson Museum in Southport. Students were treated to a special tour of a Vikings exhibition, run in conjunction with the British Museum, which included Viking artefacts from as far away as Russia.

CREATIVE ARTS | LONDON

Students from a range of creative A Level subjects at KGV including Fine Art, Textiles, Photography and Graphic Design visited London to explore a wide variety of galleries and museums for research and inspiration.

GEOGRAPHY | ICELAND

A visit to the fascinating island of Iceland by KGV’s A Level Geography students saw them explore tourist attractions and the stunning features of the dramatic landscape, from a live volcano to the Northern Lights.

Financial support with trips

Many of our trips and visits are financially supported by the College which helps us keep costs to students at a minimum. Once you’ve enrolled we’ll tell you about all the planned trips and visits for your courses and how much you’ll need to pay. We may be able to give you additional financial support if you’re finding it difficult to pay your contribution towards them.

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