The annual History Trip to Rome took place from the 25th to the 30th October this year. The History Department were joined this year by the RE and Art departments. The trip was a great success with pupils and staff thoroughly enjoying the experience.
The pupils visited the four major basilicas of the Vatican state, the Vatican museums, the Colosseum, the Roman Imperial Forum, the Circus Maximus, the Castel St.Angelo, the excavations at Pompeii, the mausoleum of the Emperor Augustus, the Ara Pacis, the Catacombs of St. Calisto and the Pantheon! All in five days! There was also the excitement of travelling on Rome’s public transport, the trip on the 64 bus being particularly memorable and an experience that no one will easily forget. After five days of sights, shopping, amazing ice cream, pizza and pasta, pupils and staff all returned, tired but enthused, with plenty of stories to tell.