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Classrooms Without Walls

As an international school situated in the heart of Europe, we believe that cultural excursions and school trips represent excellent learning opportunities that simply cannot be experienced in a regular classroom environment.

All Upper School students participate in mandatory Classrooms Without Walls (CWW) trips which are directly related to our Mission - Learn, Care, Challenge, Lead.

Classroom Without Walls (CWW) trips are faculty chaperoned experiences that support the school mission by offering a week-long trip which initiates or extends involvement in a curricular area (learn), in extracurricular activities (challenge) or service projects (care). The opportunity to lead is offered to Grade 12 students through Independent Projects. The opportunity to lead is also offered through trips specifically designed to help students fulfill the Adventurous Journey component of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The costs of these trips are covered by tuition fees as far as possible, but also in part by co-payments for those trips that exceed what can be covered by tuition fees alone. CWW Trips are usually five days in length and take place in June.


  • Humanitas (local, day trips)
  • University Scout - More than a Campus Tour
  • Geography - Natural and Human Resources
  • Geography - Urban Studies
  • In Search of the Vikings
  • Inspiration and Creativity
  • Marine Biology
  • Nature and Wildlife Conservation
  • The Good Life
Sailing in Tenerife


  • Ghana Service Project
  • Habitat for Humanity Renovation Project Gr 11 - 12
  • Morocco Service Project
  • Nepal Service Project
  • Sri Lanka Service Project


  • Climbing
  • PADI Open Water Diving 
  • Surfing Grades 11 - 12
  • Sailing RYA Day Skipper
  • Kayaking and Outdoor Adventure
  • Survival Challenge
Sailing in Tenerife


  • Grade 12 Independent Projects

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