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Year 7 PGL 2017


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Details for the Year 7 PGL trip

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Year 7 PGL 2017

  1. 1. Welcome Please can students sit with their parent/guardian. Please complete the booklet provided. Thank you
  2. 2. We create life-enriching adventures for memories that last a lifetime.
  3. 3. • 12:45am: Meet at Hinckley Rugby Club (Children will be boarded according to their groups). • 1:15pm: Leave from Hinckley Rugby Club. • 3:30pm: Arrive at PGL (Boreatton Park, Shrewsbury). • Eat lunch before you arrive at the Rugby Club • Bring snacks for the bus but no fizzy pop or chewing gum • Upon arrival:- • Site tour • Meet the groupies • Allocated meal times • Evening activity Departure - Monday 10th July) PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 12:45am
  4. 4. Sample day (11th/12th)
  5. 5. Thursday 13th •Breakfast •Morning activities •Lunch •Depart at 2:30pm •Arrive at Hinckley Rugby Club approximately 4:30pm
  6. 6. Accommodation Tents Chalet-style tents with solid bases and frame beds. Students need to bring their own bedding. (Sleeping bag and pillow) Click the link for a virtual tour of the Boreatton site. park/tour.html Showers and toilets are located close by with separate facilities for teachers. Students will be in a tent with their bus buddy plus others.
  7. 7. Day Activities •Low level ropes course •Giant swing •Aeroball •Trapeze •Rifle shooting •Zip wire •Jacob’s ladder •Kayaking •Survivor
  8. 8. Evening Activities •Splash •PGL sports night •Disco
  9. 9. Kit List •
  10. 10. Money Pocket Money •Pupils will be responsible for their own pocket money. •No more than £10. •Tuck shop/gift shop.
  11. 11. Medicines • Unless required for the journey, all medicines need to be handed in Thursday 6th July between 8:50am-9:50am. • You will receive a care plan which is to be discussed with Mr Birch regarding the usage of medicine. • Please see Mr Birch before departure on the day of departure if your child is carrying any medication for the journey. • Please ensure your child has taken any necessary travel medication as directed before travelling. (Travel sickness medication should be taken an hour before departure). • If your child uses inhalers they will also need to carry these at all times.
  12. 12. Luggage • Holdall (wheeled if possible) with named PGL label attached. • Small rucksack/backpack for day activities/coach. • Please ensure that your name is written clearly somewhere on all luggage and clothing. • PGL travel tag
  13. 13. Devices • Items which areWi-Fi enabled and/or can take photos/videos will be collected in by Hastings Staff on arrival including Mobile phones. They will be handed back for the return journey. Please ensure you child has a chargeable battery pack if they wish to use their phone/devices on the return journey • Could you please supply a chargeable battery pack for any device as the availability of plug sockets is limited.
  14. 14. What if I get it wrong or things go wrong? • Pupils who fail to follow rules or instructions of Hastings staff or instructors may be withdrawn from activities. • PLEASE NOTE: Behaviour that severely compromises the Health and Safety of any person, adult or pupil could result in that pupil being sent home. Parents will then be required to collect their child from the centre.This will be the decision of the trip leaders in consultation with the head teacher. • If you are not feeling well or are unhappy about anything please tell a member of staff or your PGL instructor. We want everyone to really enjoy this experience so please tell us if anything or anyone is bothering you.
  15. 15. Contact Details • Hastings High School 01455 239414 • Mr Armstrong 07470 268310 This is the emergency number, if the issue is not an emergency please contact the school and they will contact the staff. Centre address: PGL Boreatton Park, Baschurch, Shrewsbury SY4 2EZ – PLEASE DO NOT CONTACTTHE CENTRE DIRECTLY