Changing Nature of Warfare – Tour to Waterloo, Ypres and the Channel Coast
3 days/2 nights from only £208pp
This tour enables pupils to chart the evolution of warfare from the Napoleonic era through to industrialised warfare of the Second World War. By showing your pupils the sites of three important periods in warfare, it allows them to draw comparisons and gain a greater understanding of the developments in artillery, tactics and communication.
Day 1, Depart from school. Travel to Waterloo for an afternoon battlefield tour learn about military tactics the different types of weapons used and discover the strongholds that influenced the outcome. Continue to your accommodation. Evening meal.
Day 2, Visit to the Wellington Museum; the site chosen as the British Military Headquarters and where Duke Wellington lodged before the battle. Travel to Ypres. Meet your guide for a 3 hour tour of the sites of the Salient. Learn about trench warfare and discover how military tactics changed during WWI. Restaurant evening meal then visit the Menin Gate for the Last Post ceremony.
Day 3, Depart Ypres to return to Calais. En route you will visit the Operation Dynamo Museum to discover the story of the Battle of Dunkirk. Continue to La Coupole Museum a huge underground bunker designed by the Nazis to prepare store and launch V2 rockets. Eurotunnel to Folkstone and your coach will return you to school.
[/table] Curriculum focus:
- KS3 curriculum’s changing nature of conflict and cooperation between countries and peoples
- Edexcel GCSE History B: The changing nature of warfare
- Edexcel A level (unit 2C 1): Britain’s experience of warfare
- OCR A level (unit F966): The changing nature of warfare
- AQA GCSE B: Britain at war
Feel free to contact us to tailor your own tour. 0845 130 6070
✓ Use of the coach during the tour
✓ Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
✓ Accommodation on a B&B basis
✓ Multi-bedded rooms for students
✓ Single/twin rooms for leaders
✓ Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
✓ Comprehensive travel pack
✓ 1:10 leader place ratio