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London 2023


Year 4's Visit to London

Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th June 2023

Year 4 will be travelling to London in June.  Below is an outline of what they will be doing during their time there.


Thursday 8th June


  • 7.15am- Arrive at Bidston Avenue
  • 7.30am Leave BAPS 
  • 8.47am train to London
  • Arrive in London around 11am
  • Lunch
  • River Cruise along the Thames
  • Visit the Houses of Parliament
  • Visit the London Eye
  • Dinner 
  • Take Tube to HMS Belfast for night

Friday 9th June


  • 8am- Breakfast
  • 9am- HMS Belfast workshop
  • Self-guided tour of HMS Belfast
  • Visit Tower Bridge
  • Lunch
  • Visit Tower of London
  • Dinner
  • Watch The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre
  • Return to HMS Belfast



Saturday 10th June


  • 8am- Breakfast on board HMS Belfast
  • Watch the King’s Birthday Parade – Colonel’s Review
  • Lunch in St. James Park
  • Visit Westminster Abbey
  • Return to London Euston
  • Dinner
  • 6.43pm Train to Liverpool
  • 9.30pm Arrive back at BAPS

Luggage and Essential Items


  • Please pack with your child so that they know what is in their bag and label all items of clothing.

  • Luggage cases should be as small as possible (no larger than a cabin-size suitcase), which children must be able to carry themselves. 

  • Children need to have a comfortable backpack to use throughout our visit. 

  • Trainers/sensible shoes must be worn.

  • Do not bring sweets, mobile phones, electronic devices, torches or cameras (disposable cameras are allowed), as these are not needed.  Staff will take plenty of photos and will share these on the school's social media channels. 


Required luggage items:

  • Sleeping bag

  • Pillow case

  • Towel and minimal toiletries – toothbrush, toothpaste, shower gel, hairbrush etc.

  • Backpack

  • Water bottle – to be filled throughout the day

  • Waterproof jacket (to fit in backpack)

  • Packed lunch from home, on Thursday (to fit in backpack also)

  • A book to read on the train/before bed

  • Sun protection lotion and a sun hat

  • School jumper/cardigan, a polo shirt and shorts, or a summer dress.

Highlights from Y4's Visit to London 2019

Have a look at some of the memories made during our last visit (pre-covid) to London with Year 4.