At James Gillespie’s we have a proud tradition of leading excursions to the World War One Battlefields of Belgium and Northern France. For students this trip deepens understanding of the conflict and allows them to connect with the past.  It is open to S3 History students.


The dates for this year’s trip are Friday 27 April – Friday 4 May 2018.

Full payment for the trip has to be made by Friday 2 February 2018 via ParentPay:

Please find links below with information for the Trenches Trip in April 2018.

  1. Essential Information 2018
  2. Provisional Itinerary 2018
  3. Deposit Letter September 2017

A one-hour information evening will be held for the trip on Wednesday 21 March 2018 at 5.00pm in the Forum.  This will give further information on the trip and an opportunity to double check necessary paperwork.   Please bring your child’s passport so we can take a copy for our records.

Any questions please contact me on