Students trip to Auschwitz

In June, students are due to go to to Auschwitz to cover a two-day historical trip.The trip is sponsored by the Chesterhill Charitable Trust LTD.

The aim is to provide this incredible educational opportunity and increase students basic understanding of a horrifying time in our history to another level. By actually visiting Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps in person, and hearing the facts explained by professional guides, the students will enhance their learning and understanding of these tragic events and be able to share their newfound knowledge with their peers and family members.

The trip will take place on 28th and 29th June. Five students have been nominated by staff to attend the trip as a reward for demonstrating high standards of commitment and achievement.The students will be accompanied by the Head of Student Services.

The Itinerary:


16:00 Meet Mr Kahan (group leader) at London Stansted Airport
18:00 Flight departs Stansted
21:25 Arrive Krakow (local time)

• Coach transfer to local hotel.
• Meeting in hotel reception area regarding the following day’s itinerary.

07:00 Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
07:45 Depart hotel via coach to Auschwitz Museum and concentration camp
09:00 Guided tour of Auschwitz with specialised local guides
Coach transfer to Birkenau concentration camp (snacks on the coach)
Guided tour of Auschwitz with specialised local guides
Coach transfer to old Jewish quarters and remaining synagogues in Krakow
Group dinner in Krakow
Transfer to Krakow Airport
21:50 Flight departs for London Stansted Airport
23:25 Arrive Stansted

Following the trip the students will be encouraged to share their experience by way of a presentation to either their class or perhaps the whole of the curriculum area. We hope the students have a fantastic time and enjoy going through a learning curve in the history of these tragic events.