Curriculum topics available: Trench Warfare, War and the British Empire.
World Wars hold a significant place in the educational curriculum of primary and middle schools, emphasizing the importance of understanding historical conflicts and their impacts. Belgium, conveniently located just 57 miles from Calais, presents an accessible destination for educational trips from the United Kingdom. The city of Ypres, in particular, offers a variety of accommodation options suitable for school groups, positioned at the heart of a region steeped in history. Flanders, the surrounding area, is rich in poignant memorials, museums, and tours that delve into the harrowing history of warfare.
The landscape is marked by the remnants of excavated trenches, serving as a stark reminder of the past. Our knowledgeable guides are dedicated to narrating these historical events, bringing a personal and human perspective to the stories of war, aiming to provide students with a deep and meaningful understanding of the sacrifices and consequences of these global conflicts.