Y9 History Whitechapel Day Trip

Please note that all of the details provided below are SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  The illustrations are taken from previous years’ trips and cannot be guaranteed.   

Audience: Year 9 History (2 trips)
Trip Organiser: Mrs A Binding (Head of History)                                               
Approx Cost Per Pupil: £49 (Upon application)
Pupil Premium Criteria: May apply for this trip
Limited Places: 120 (Missed Opprtunity Criteria may apply)
Usual Month of Departure: April (Dates to be confirmed in the Trip Bulletin)
Opens for Applications: TBC
Usual Duration: 1 Day
Departs & Returns in School Hours: No (Late afternoon return)
Packed Lunch Required: Yes
Term Time or Holiday: Term time
Method(s) of Transport: Coach
Venue: London

Final arrangements will be provided upon confirmation that your child has been allocated a place. 



This trip provides an opportunity for students to enhance their understanding of the Edexcel GCSE specification of the Thematic Study Crime and Punishment in Britain c1000-present and the Historic Environment Whitechapel c1870-c1900.  It is an excellent foundation for the GCSE exam and a fantastic opportunity to visit London.  

Students will complete a walking tour of Whitechapel which includes: 

  • Liverpool Street/Bishopsgate 
  • Artillery Passage 
  • Brune Street – site of a former soup kitchen 
  • Toynbee Hall 
  • Christ Church Spitalfields 
  • Folgate Street/The Water Poet 
  • Peabody Model Dwellings 
  • Former Commercial Street Police Station 
  • Brick Lane to Hanbury Street 
  • Leaman Street 
  • Peasbody Estate