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Year 4's Visit to London

Thursday 18th - Saturday 20th June 2024

Year 4 will be travelling to London in April.  Follow what they're up to with their itinerary (below) and our social media feeds.


Thursday 18th April


  • 7.15am- Arrive at Bidston Avenue
  • 7.30am Leave BAPS 
  • Train to London
  • Arrive in London
  • Lunch
  • Visit the Houses of Parliament
  • Visit the London Eye
  • Dinner at Frankie & Benny's
  • Walk back to HMS Belfast for night

Friday 19th April


  • 8am- Breakfast
  • 9am- HMS Belfast workshop
  • Self-guided tour of HMS Belfast
  • Visit Tower Bridge
  • Lunch
  • Visit Tower of London
  • Dinner at Zizzi's
  • Watch theatre show
  • Take Tube to HMS Belfast




Saturday 20th April


  • 8am- Breakfast on board HMS Belfast
  • River Cruise along the Thames
  • Lunch in St. James Park
  • Visit Downing Street
  • Visit Buckingham Palace
  • Return to London Euston
  • Dinner
  • Train to Liverpool
  • 7.30pm- 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, but please bear in mind that children are representing our school and so must wear smart casual clothes.  Unacceptable clothing includes tank/crop tops, flip flops, and football tops.

  • 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

Highlights From Year 4's Visit to London 2023

In June 2023, Year 4 visited London for an action-packed three days. From visiting the Houses of Parliament, cruising down the River Thames, seeing the crown jewels in the Tower of London, to watching the King's Birthday Parade- Colonel's Review. Lots of great memories were made!