Maths Trips to Paris
Bring the maths curriculum to life for your students with a trip to Paris. One of Paris' landmarks, La Grande Arche, La Defense forms an almost perfect cube. This impressive structure is situated in the business district and contains exhibitions about its construction and features a scale model.
In a visit to Cite des Sciences & de l'Industrie, students will be able to grasp applications in understanding movement and calculating probability at its permanent exhibition; Mathematique, which explores mathematics in the 20th century and Geometry.
Disneyland® Paris provides workbooks to its student groups relating to the maths curriculum, giving a visit to Disney a structure and theme, including Business Basics, Rides & Technology and Parades & Shows.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Coach to Paris||Arrive Paris and check in||Visit to Tour Montparnasse 56|
|2||Visit to City of Science & Industry||Visit to La Grande Arche, La Defense||Meal in a local restaurant|
|3||Visit to Disneyland® Paris||Meal in a local restaurant|
|4||Sightseeing cruise on River Seine. Return to UK and school.||Arrive School|
|Morning||Coach to Paris|
|Afternoon||Arrive Paris and check in|
|Evening||Visit to Tour Montparnasse 56|
|Morning||Visit to City of Science & Industry|
|Afternoon||Visit to La Grande Arche, La Defense|
|Evening||Meal in a local restaurant|
|Morning||Visit to Disneyland® Paris|
|Evening||Meal in a local restaurant|
|Morning||Sightseeing cruise on River Seine. Return to UK and school.|
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Reasons to Visit
Cité des Sciences et de L’industrie
Part of Universcience,“Mathematique” is a permanent exhibition at the Cité des Sciences et de L’industrie. There are some fantastic easy-to-grasp applications that enable students to understand movement and calculate probability with workbooks available for Mathematics in the 20th century and Geometry. The "complexity and predidiction" part of the exhibition deals with contemporary mathematics and its scientific, industrial and social applications.
Disneyland® Resort Paris
Disneyland Paris have produced several workbooks for students linking directly to the Maths curriculum. Each one offers facts and background information to help students make real use of the time. Themes include Business Basics, Rides & Technology, Parades & Shows.
KS3 Maths Worksheets at Paris Montparnasse – Top of the City
These tools have been created as an educational resource but also to be fun and interactive.
La Grande Arche, La Defense
Forming an almost perfect cube, the arch measures 108 metres deep, 110 metres high and 112 metres wide. This impressive structure situated in the business district is now closed to the public but can be viewed from the outside.
Palais de la Découverte
Part of Universcience, this museum was founded by physicist Jean Perrin in 1937 and has a daily programme of some sixty presentations linked to its exhibitions and events to get to grips with science in a vivid and exciting way. The museum has permanent exhibitions focusing on Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Life Sciences, Computing and Digital Technology.
Probably the most famous of all the Paris landmarks, the Eiffel Tower majestically overlooks all of Paris. This visit can easily be combined with a cruise on the Seine as the starting point for Bateaux Parisians is at the foot of the Tower. There are 3 levels which can be accessed by foot or by lift.
Seine River Cruise
A tour along the river Seine will offer students the chance to see most of Paris’s sights and institutions from the river. A commentary is available in English to explain the history and background of the attractions.
Arc de Triomphe
At the end of the impressive Champs Elysees, this famous landmark was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 as a tribute to his victories. Accessed by a subway, there is also an excellent view from the top.
Paris Montparnasse – Top of the City
Take in the very best view of the Eiffel Tower and everything else Paris has to offer on the amazing 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower to get the best panoramic views.
With its distinctive white dome, the Sacre Coeur sits proudly next to Montmartre. It is possible to access the crypt and the dome, with the view from the top being quite incredible.
Sightseeing Tour of Paris
See all of Paris's main attractions including the Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysées, Sacré Coeur and Notre Dame with commentary from an experienced guide. Tours can be tailored to your specific curriculum needs e.g. a fashion tour.
Get a unique birds-eye view of Paris’ most famous landmarks and monuments as you ‘fly’ over the city. Through the magic of virtual reality technology and a dynamic moving platform you will feel all the sensations of real flight without leaving the ground! Experience the city of Paris from a completely new perspective, explore the heights of the Eiffel Tower, look down on the Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, and the River Seine. A sightseeing tour like no other. A souvenir photo is included with your visit.
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What you say
The whole experience from the enquiry to the booking, travel, accommodation and our itinerary in Paris was excellent.
Mid Kent College
The service, advice, guidance and support received from European Study Tours was impeccable and they made every step of planning our visit easy and enjoyable.
Turton High School
I am very pleased with the service provided by European Study Tours and we had a great trip to Paris!
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