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

In March 2018 an information evening will be held.  Details of this will be sent out nearer the time.

Any questions please contact me on