WW1 Medical Aid School Trip to Ypres
This school trip focuses on WW1 medical aid, so your students will learn that the conditions experienced in the trenches, as well as the development of weapons, posed significant challenges for the medical profession. Innovation and experimentation were required to treat the vast numbers of wounded soldiers.
Your students will also learn about the role of the Royal Army Medical Corps and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. They’ll also discover how the Western Front revolutionised medicine and surgery.
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Visit Essex Farm Dressing Station
Visit In Flanders Fields Museum
Attend Last Post ceremony
Visit Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery - visitor centre on medical aid
- 1 night's half-board accommodation
- Access to the Vamoos app to download all tour-related travel documents
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance including I.P.T.
- Detailed information pack
- Free itinerary planning service
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Return executive coach travel
- Return ferry or Eurotunnel crossings
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
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This former textile factory provides a brilliant base for groups visiting the battlefields and is located 100m away from the Market Square in Ypres town centre.
Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, and staff in twins or singles (supplement may apply). All rooms are en-suite, and with a group size of 35 or more, you will have sole occupancy of the premises.
Breakfast is served on site, and evening meals are taken at a nice restaurant in the town centre just two minutes' walk away. Packed lunches are available on request.
Facilities include a recreational room with TV, pool table, pinball machines, table football, free WiFi throughout, a large garden, and a staff room with minibar and digital TV.
This school group hotel consists of 2 purpose-built annexes. Facilities include a bowling alley, free WiFi in the reception area, pool tables, table tennis, TV lounge, football pitch, table football and a basketball court.
All bedrooms are en-suite. The hotel has a self-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals. There is a swipe card system to gain entry to floors, rooms and lifts for extra security.
Once an inter-war pension for British soldiers, the Poppies School Hotel is now a popular choice amongst school groups visiting the battlefields of the Western Front.
Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, staff in twins or singles (single supplement applies). All rooms are en-suite and the hotel operates on a sole occupancy basis.
The hotel serves breakfast every day, but the evening meal is taken at a local restaurant in the town centre. Packed lunches are available on request.
Facilities include a lounge and recreational room with TV, pinball machine, table football, pool table, 5 internet computers and an extensive courtyard.
Ypres Lodge is one of the top choice hotels for school groups travelling to the battlefields.
It consists of 3 wings; all rooms are en-suite and have televisions. Students are in multi-bedded rooms while staff are provided with twins.
Breakfast is served every day, and both packed lunches and the evening meal are available on request from the hotel's on-site restaurant.
Hotel facilities free WiFi, pool tables, football pitch, table football, vending machines, karaoke facilities (on request) and a meeting room for group activities. There is also a bar for group leaders to relax in during the evening.
The Dean Academy, July 2019Thank you for all your work and help - we had a very successful trip.
Gail Biggins - Tour Adviser
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