Students on their way to Japan

The Whitehaven Academy would like to wish all our students and staff traveling to Japan a safe journey. They are currently on their way to Heathrow Airport on the first leg of their once in a lifetime trip to Japan.

Students have been sponsored by The Great British Sasakawa Foundation, local businesses and the community. The Japan experience study tour begins today (22nd October), returning on Saturday 31st October 2015.


Programme in Japan

Thursday 22nd October
Fly from Heathrow to Seoul

Friday 23rd October
Travel from Seoul to Osaka

Saturday 24th October
Students meet their hosts

Monday 26th October
Kyoto tour – visit Kiyomizu Temple

Tuesday 27th October
Doguya-Suji Shopping Arcade, Abeno Ward Life Safety Learning Centre and Tour

Wednesday 28th October
Hiroshima, Tour of Peace Park, Tour of Miyajima

Thursday 29th October
Hiroshima, Talk by A-Bomb Survivor, Tour of Peace Museum
Bullet train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka, visit Nishi High School

Friday 30th October
Tour of Nishi High School, Tour of Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute
Farewell party

Saturday 31st October
Fly from Kansai to Seoul to Heathrow


A very big thank you to all our supporters:

Anfield Cycles
Whitehaven & district Lions
Meldrum Ltd
O’Connor Fencing Ltd
QES (NW) Ltd
Shepley Engineers Ltd
JA Energy Ltd