The Lakes School Trips

The Lakes School has a fantastic reputation for organising trips to a wide range of places around the UK and beyond. Many of our trips support the curriculum and you can find out about our range of trips in the Your Year Group section of the website. We organise trips to places of cultural and historical interest along with ski trips and an exchange trip to Deissen, the twin town of Windermere.

Our enrichment days also see students travelling all over the country to a number of locations to enhance their learning. You can read more about our enrichment days in the enrichment section of our website.

Updates about our trips now appear on our school Facebook page which you can find by following this link or searching for The Lakes School Windermere UK.

Deissen Trip News July 2016

Tuesday 12th July 2016 at 4.20pm: Good day spent at the Carl Orff Schule and the rain didn’t spoil the enjoyment of swimming in Landsberg.

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Monday 11th July 2016 at 8.45pm: Fabulous tour of Munich today and a great evening with the twinning association who made lovely comments about our students.

Sunday 10th July 2016 at 11.00pm: Just heard that the Deissen party have arrived safely.

Sunday 10th July 2016 at 1.00pm: Wishing everyone a safe trip as the bus departs en route to Germany.

Ski Trip News February 2016

Friday 19th at 20:00 – Great last day in the sunshine. Very hot like Easter skiing but getting a bit icy! Just had big tea and now on coach setting off for home. Made some great friends and felt sad saying goodbye and leaving the snow behind 🙁 All students received awards from the instructors and certificates. Think it will be a quiet journey home 🙂

Thursday 18th at 10:00 – A good laugh at Karaoke last night. Stunning blue sky day today – all groups, even beginners, on hard red runs at the top. Stunning views all around and major achievement from all Year 8 girls and Lauren who has just been seen half way down a hard red run smiling 🙂 along with a very happy Luke and James who are busy filming with their Go Pro! Happy Days 🙂

Wednesday 17th at 17:20 – Enjoying some amazing food! Had huge portions of lasagne for a starter yesterday and Gnocchi today followed by chicken, chips and home made cake. Also lovin the hot chocolate with whipped cream in the wooden mountain hut! 🙂 all feeling fat!!! Lots of moguls and jumps today.

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Tuesday 16th at 16:10 – Today Elsa won the dope of the day award and she gets to wear this beard all evening!!! ‘Do we go out in the evening in our ski helmets??!!’ Some lovely photos below…

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Tuesday 16th at 12:00 – Libby Turner made massive leap, long poma & long slope without stopping.  Nice snowplough turns all the way and she’s smiling 🙂 Fantastic!

Tuesday 16th at 09:30 – Third day and all progressing nicely and most are up the mountain enjoying the fabulous views. Snowed a lot last night so lovely powder. Ice skating was a success last night and bum boarding tonight. Everyone sleeping well and enjoying the food.

Sunday 14th at 22:37 – Fabulous first day! All settled into ski groups and worked hard in their 3 hour am lesson!!! Snow conditions perfect, slopes quiet and Aprica looking chocolate box perfect in the snow. Long hot lunch in hotel followed by 2 more hrs skiing, a trip to the shops, tea and a big quiz and all now exhausted and collapsed in bed. Snow absolutely bucketeting it down.

Sunday 14th at 12:25 – Arrived safely at 4pm Saturday after a great journey. Managed ski fit and unpacking before a hearty evening meal. Gorgeous resort – hotel overlooking slopes and snow looking great. All excited about tomorrow 🙂 And Happy Birthday to Katrina!

Friday 12th at 13:06 – Well on our way to Dover. Fab coach. All excited, watching Chalet Girl on DVD (Fri at 13:06) follow us on Twitter @TheLakesSchool

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