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Year 8 Trip 2017 – Warwick and Stratford – Blog 1

July 4, 2017
Ballard Warwick Castle Visit

Year 8 Trip 2017 – Warwick and Stratford

The #BallardTripsWeek for Year 8 has a jam-packed itinerary:

Monday- Warwick Castle and Stratford theatre

Tuesday- Stratford- Shakespeare’s birthplace and theatre workshop

Wednesday- Wyedean activity centre

Thursday- The Big Pit and historical village

Friday- Longleat and then home!

A few photos from the first day on the Year 8 Trip are below!

Ballard Warwick Castle Trip food

Eclairs..essential for any trip!

We arrived at Warwick Castle in glorious sunshine and some braved the dungeons, other watched the falconry display -such great views!

Ballard Warwick Castle Visit

We’ve reached the top! Our visit to Warwick Castle

Our trip to Stratford and the Swan Theatre was to see the very funny ‘Visa Versa’ – pitted by the RSC as

VICE VERSA) (OR THE DECLINE AND FALL OF GENERAL BRAGGADOCIO AT THE HANDS OF HIS CANNY SERVANT DEXTER AND TERENCE THE MONKEY)

Ballard Warwick Castle relaxing

Relaxing at Warwick Castle

The day was summarized succinctly by Mr M: All good!

 

We are looking forward to visiting Shakespeare’s birth place tomorrow.
Ballard Trips week - Loving Ballard Life!

Throwback to 2016 – our current Year 8s were in Bude last year- see their final blog here

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Ballard School is an independent, private co-educational school in New Milton, Hampshire, providing an outstanding level of education for nursery to GCSE. With small class sizes and proven academic excellence, we strive to nurture the academic potential of all students. Learn more about our academic programmes, pastoral care, facilities and school ethos by visiting our website or by requesting a prospectus here

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