School trips are extremely valuable to the educational, cultural and social development of students, and form an integral component of the Bales academic curriculum. Local day trips are undertaken regularly for all year groups. Recent trips include:
- Talks at the LSE and Royal Geographical Society
- Visits to universities.
- Day at the Yayoi Kusama art exhibition
- French Institute
- Theatre trip to “A Curious Incident”
- British Museum.
- Science museum.
- Particle Physics Lectures at Rutherford Institute.
- Summer activities week.
Senior staff also arrange annual continental European trips, normally in mixed year groups. The visit to Spain has become a popular part of the Bales calendar.