School Trips Abroad

Iceland briefing to parents

PLEASE NOTE - All trips are subject to Covid restrictions and government guidelines. *All trips subject to change on number uptake

Year 8

Water Sports to the Ardeche, France in July
(9 days)


Our annual water sports trip takes place around during the summer holidays each year. It is a twin centre setting – the Mimosa Centre in the Mediterranean and the Domaine de Segries activity centre in the Ardeche.

We will be staying at the Mimosa centre in the Mediterranean and the Domaine de Segries activity centre in the Ardeche, both run by PGL.  As well as a three day exhilarating canoe descent of the Ardeche gorge, pupils will have the opportunity to experience windsurfing, sit-on kayaks, sailing and numerous other activities at the Mediterranean centre.

This trip is a fantastic opportunity for pupils in Key Stage 3 to learn in a different setting and in partnership with adults and each other.


Year 8

Normandy, France (3 days)


Year 9

History trip in Ypres, Belgium in November
(2 days)


Year 9 and 10

Geography trip to Iceland  

April (4 days)

The Iceland trip offers a unique opportunity for pupils to see in practice a range of geographical features, building upon knowledge which they have gained in their lessons. They will have the chance to visit a range of famous geographical landmarks such as the Blue Lagoon, Gullfoss waterfall and Thingvellir National Park. This truly is an amazing country which offers an experience pupils an experience they will never forget! 


Year 9

Language trip in Bay of Naples,
Italy in May (4 days)


Year 9

Language trip to Madrid, Spain in May (5 days)


Year 9

Football, Portugal (5 days)

Take in the sights & culture of stunning Portugal as well as playing the sport you love. Our 5 day trip to Portugal has everything from professional coaching, award winning hotels to sandy beaches.


You will have training offered by professional coaches from football clubs such as Benfica & Porto five days a week plus two matches against local opposition. Along side this there are plenty of opportunities to see the sights of one of Europe's most historic city.


Experience the culture with trips to historic sights and local restaurants and finally have an amazing time with your friends.

Year 10

Ski trip to Austria in April (1 week)

Experience the thrill of fresh powder snow and stunning scenery as we transport you for 5 days to the beautiful ski resorts in Austria.


You will stay in family run hotels, which are normally only minutes away from the slopes. Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced skier, you will experience a week of excellent tuition and miles of open slopes for you to explore.


In the evenings there are extra activities such as bowling, curling, ice cream parlours and the famous ice hockey match!

It's a jam packed week and has always been one of the best trips that Westgate offer.

Year 10

Language trip to Bay of Naples, Italy (4 days)


Year 10

Madrid, Spain in May (5 days)


Year 11

Berlin, Germany in October (4 days)