Trips form an integral part of Sixth Form study and students have regular opportunities to experience the practical application of their subject studies which trips can provide.
Recent trips have included visits to industrial production lines, university campuses and residential offers to national and international destinations supporting, English Literature, Modern Foreign Languages and Classical Studies.
Trips are used to both enhance the Sixth Form subject curriculum offer, for example, through Geography Fieldwork, site visits locally, nationally and internationally, alongside an extension of students’ personal development through potential participation in the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Scheme.
We are very fortunate at Simon Langton Grammar Sixth Form to have enthusiastic and committed trip leaders who seek out and establish excellent trip opportunities for the Sixth Form students in our care.
Safely managed educational visits with distinct outcomes are a vital part of a comprehensive and balanced curriculum. They provide an opportunity to extend the learning of students, including an enhancement of their understanding of themselves, others, and the world around them. They can be a catalyst for improved personal performance, promote a lifetime interest and, in some cases, lead to eventual career choices.
As a school, we use the KCC EVOLVE system to administer school visits and it is therefore our primary means of communicating information to parents and guardians.
There are many advantages of using EVOLVE:
It enables you to be confident that information about potential visits is received immediately it is sent
Consent forms can be read, completed and submitted electronically and not lost in school bags
A copy of the completed consent form will be emailed to you
It is environmentally friendly
Should your child be invited to participate in a school visit, you will receive a communication from Evolvekentvisits which will include full details on an attachment. This will be a secure encrypted link via the email address you have supplied to the school, and you will be prompted to complete the consent form online. Should you encounter any problems, there is a parent guide on the Evolve website.