School History Trip to Dunkirk
Occupied twice by German troops in the 20th century, this history school trip to Dunkirk brings into focus the themes of Hitler’s foreign policy, the origins of WW2, Britain at war and the development of warfare!
Visiting this area allows students to explore life during the Second World War, from invasion to liberation. You’ll also explore the links between science and war.
You’ll also be able to expand on the theme of the German occupation from 1940 to 1945 in the Nord-Pas de Calais, one of the hardest hit regions during the ‘dark years’.
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Meet guide for Dynamo tour - Evacuation beaches, the port, British Memorial and cemetery, Zydcoote Maritime Hospital, shipwrecks of Dunkirk
Blockhouse Bunker V2 launcher
La Coupole - Museum of Science and War
Return travel to UK
- 2 nights' half-board accommodation
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Return Channel crossings
- Return executive coach travel
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
Battle of Dunkirk/Operation Dynamo Museum
The Battle of Dunkirk exhibit gives an account of the fight carried out by the French army and by the body expeditionary… Read more
When visiting the Eperlecques bunker, you will discover an authentic launch pad with its V1 ready for takeoff. The site… Read more
Dunkirk Cemetery and Memorial
The Dunkirk Town Cemetery contains British, Canadian, French, Belgian, American, Czech, Norwegian and Polish war graves… Read more
Your guide will join you on board for a tour of the evacuation beaches, the port, British Memorial and cemetery,… Read more
Built in 1943 as a base for Hitler's V2 missile, La Coupole is dedicated to life in Northern France during the Seco… Read more
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This modern centre was built in 2011 and has has eighty-six rooms spread over three floors. L'Escale has 24 rooms special adapted for guests with disabilities.
Students will stay in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms have a full bathroom, and WiFi is available throughout the building.
Breakfast is served every day and the evening meal can be taken in the hostel's restaurant. Packed lunches are available on request.
On the fourth floor groups have access to a TV room, a library and a lounge. Groups can also request one of the floor's three meeting rooms.
Centre Europeen de Sejour is a light and modern Youth Hostel in Calais. It offers a total of 162 beds spread between 84 rooms.
Pupils are normally in twin or triple rooms with one shared bathroom between every 2 rooms. Staff will be accommodated in twin bedded rooms, but single rooms are available at a supplement.
Other facilities include a large self-service restaurant, two meeting rooms which can be used for group activities, TV, video and a games room with billiards and table football.
YH Oostduinkerke is a modern youth hostel right by the dunes. Students will generally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are ensuite with a shower, sink and toilet. There are several rooms on the ground floor which are specially adapted for wheelchair users.
There are three conference rooms with television, DVD-player and a projection screen available for groups to use. Free WiFi is available in the reception area.
Evening meals are taken in the restaurant which can hold up to 135 people and offers a large variety of meals of excellent quality.
There is a playground in front of the hostel where children can play safely.
St Bede's Inter-Church School, May 2019Nothing to improve - I was very impressed with the quality of communication and organisation throughout. Many thanks to Laura for being so helpful and professional.
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