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 The aim of this evening is to share with you moreThe aim of this evening is to share with you more
information about the...
 Currie Community High School has used PGL Dalguise for
nearly 15 years and the facilities and range of activities are
ex...
It’s a fantastic forested site overlooking the River Tay, at the
heart of Perthshire, near Dunkeld
07.00 - PGL staff wake up the group
08.15 - Breakfast (English or Continental, cereal, toast and drinks)
09.00- First acti...
Mr Farren
Mrs Braisby
Miss Deans
Mrs Duffin
Mr Watson
Mr Harley
Miss Moar
Mr McBride
Activity leaders
Groupies
Catering staff
Management
Pupils come to school at the normal time.
Bags are left in the LRC
Sign in Medicines with the group leader
Aiming to l...
 The pupils have an activity that finishes about 5pm which
is followed by dinner.
 We intend to be back by about 7.30pm ...
Essential items - OLD, CASUAL is essential
 Night clothes
 Several changes of underwear (including socks)
 Jumpers / fl...
 PGL are informed of medical information prior to departure
 If your child has regular medicine we will need to take it ...
 Qualified First Aiders are always available at the centre.
 We are taking trained EPI pen staff.
 First aid kits are t...
 Max £10 for the trip
 There is a shop on site that the pupils will have the
opportunity to visit once per day. They sel...
 Exceptional behaviour is expected at all times and it is
imperative in ensuring that we all have a happy and safe
time.
...
 Always be polite to instructors and other centre staff.
 Always follow instructions immediately.
 Only go in your own ...
 Safety is our and the centre’s priority.
 Instructors trained to high levels.
 Staff available all of the time includi...
• All safety equipment is provided by
PGL.
• Pupils are told how to use the
equipment before they start the
activity and c...
 The cost of trip covers insurance.
 We are all covered by the City of Edinburgh Insurance
Policy.
 We are also covered...
 It is school and the centre’s policy not to allow children to
phone home during their time away – unless it is their
bir...
There will be two separate groupings:
•Room groups (Children will be given
their room groups on the day of
departure but w...
All dietary requirements need to be identified before we go,
otherwise they will not be catered for.
Sample menu could inc...
Abseiling
Climbing
Raft building
Vertical Challenge
Trapeze
Giant Swing
Zip wire
Disco
Subscribe to the website and receive
an email whenever new articles are
posted.
If something is posted you will receive
an...
 Any questions?
 Remember, it is your ‘holiday’ as well!
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  1. 1.  The aim of this evening is to share with you moreThe aim of this evening is to share with you more information about the holiday ensuring you and your childinformation about the holiday ensuring you and your child get the most out of the 3 days.get the most out of the 3 days.
  2. 2.  Currie Community High School has used PGL Dalguise for nearly 15 years and the facilities and range of activities are excellent.  PGL have been providing adventure holidays to children since 1957.
  3. 3. It’s a fantastic forested site overlooking the River Tay, at the heart of Perthshire, near Dunkeld
  4. 4. 07.00 - PGL staff wake up the group 08.15 - Breakfast (English or Continental, cereal, toast and drinks) 09.00- First activity session 10.30 - Break 10.45 - Second activity session 12.15 - Hot lunch or packed lunch 13.45 - Third activity session 15.15 - Break 15.30 - Fourth activity session 17.00 - Supervised free time 17.30 - 19.00 - 2 course evening meal 19.00 – 20.30 - Evening entertainment. Group Leaders assist Party Leaders until 21.00. From 21.00 - 23.00 there will be PGL staff on active night duty. Through the night there will always be a senior PGL staff member on call.
  5. 5. Mr Farren Mrs Braisby Miss Deans Mrs Duffin Mr Watson Mr Harley Miss Moar Mr McBride
  6. 6. Activity leaders Groupies Catering staff Management
  7. 7. Pupils come to school at the normal time. Bags are left in the LRC Sign in Medicines with the group leader Aiming to leave school at 13.30pm Children to take a packed lunch in disposable packaging We will be at PGL for 3pm before settling in and starting activities in the evening
  8. 8.  The pupils have an activity that finishes about 5pm which is followed by dinner.  We intend to be back by about 7.30pm on the Sunday evening but traffic conditions may affect this.  Please keep checking twitter (@curriechs) as we will keep you up to date with any changing circumstances.
  9. 9. Essential items - OLD, CASUAL is essential  Night clothes  Several changes of underwear (including socks)  Jumpers / fleeces / t shirts – long sleeved and short  Old trousers – tracksuit bottoms are best (1 activity 1 evening)  Shorts (if warm)  2 pairs of trainers  Waterproof (if you have one)  Drinks bottle  Sun tan lotion / after-sun – important  Sun hat / cap  Wash bag  At least 1 towel  Strong plastic bags (for dirty washing)  Sleeping bag / quilt and pillow Items not allowed  Mobile phones  Hand held games  Personal CD player etc.  Electrical hair appliances  Aerosols (they tend to set off smoke alarms!). Roll on deoderants are allowed.
  10. 10.  PGL are informed of medical information prior to departure  If your child has regular medicine we will need to take it with us.  You must provide us with enough medicine for the duration of the holiday, it must be in date, named and the requirements for taking it clearly identified. It must have a printed doctor’s label on it.  Most children can control their conditions, however if this is not the case parents should produce clear written guidelines as to what action the Party Leader must take.
  11. 11.  Qualified First Aiders are always available at the centre.  We are taking trained EPI pen staff.  First aid kits are taken to activities.  We, and PGL staff, control the risks to avoid any injuries / accidents.
  12. 12.  Max £10 for the trip  There is a shop on site that the pupils will have the opportunity to visit once per day. They sell confectionary and small gifts.  Pupils are responsible for their own money so should have a clearly named purse or wallet.
  13. 13.  Exceptional behaviour is expected at all times and it is imperative in ensuring that we all have a happy and safe time.  The expectations we have for the pupils’ behaviour and conduct will be made very clear to the children before we leave.  Please remind your children of how we and the staff expect them to behave.  We and the PGL staff are able to remove children from activities if their behaviour is putting others at risk.  Serious incidents of misbehaviour may warrant contacting parents to arrange for their child to be collected from the premises and withdrawn from the trip.
  14. 14.  Always be polite to instructors and other centre staff.  Always follow instructions immediately.  Only go in your own room.  Remember to tidy away after yourself when you have finished a meal.  Tell someone if you are unhappy or feeling unwell.
  15. 15.  Safety is our and the centre’s priority.  Instructors trained to high levels.  Staff available all of the time including school staff
  16. 16. • All safety equipment is provided by PGL. • Pupils are told how to use the equipment before they start the activity and centre leaders check it is fastened, fits etc. • The site is very safe and secure. There is always a member of PGL staff on call over night. • A master key for dormitories will be held by school staff for the duration of the visit
  17. 17.  The cost of trip covers insurance.  We are all covered by the City of Edinburgh Insurance Policy.  We are also covered by PGL insurance
  18. 18.  It is school and the centre’s policy not to allow children to phone home during their time away – unless it is their birthday.  There will be contact with the school everyday – keep an eye on the school website/Twitter for up-dates.  Children are not allowed to bring mobile phones.
  19. 19. There will be two separate groupings: •Room groups (Children will be given their room groups on the day of departure but will have had the opportunity to select a preferred companion; 2 staff rooms at either end of the children’s rooms) •Activity groups – There will be 5 of these with approximately 11 in each.
  20. 20. All dietary requirements need to be identified before we go, otherwise they will not be catered for. Sample menu could include: Breakfast – choice of cereals and hot breakfast items Lunch – jacket potatoes with choice of fillings and salad bar Dinner – pasta bolognaise/fish cake/cheese onion and potato pie with chips and peas followed by ice cream sponge roll
  21. 21. Abseiling Climbing Raft building Vertical Challenge Trapeze Giant Swing Zip wire Disco
  22. 22. Subscribe to the website and receive an email whenever new articles are posted. If something is posted you will receive an email towards the end of the day. If nothing is posted on the website, no email.   All you need to do is enter your email address on the right hand side of the front page where it says follow us by email, then verify your subscription.  We also have a twitter account, @currieCHS, that is also an important method of communication with our parents and students. Please follow us to keep up to date with important school events.
  23. 23.  Any questions?  Remember, it is your ‘holiday’ as well!

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