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Parents meeting

  1. 1. Spanish Trip 2010 <ul><li>Salou </li></ul><ul><li>20-24 October </li></ul>
  2. 2. Wednesday 20 th October <ul><li>Meet in school at 5.45am </li></ul><ul><li>Coach to Luton Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Flight with Easyjet from Luton to Barcelona </li></ul>
  3. 3. The flight <ul><li>20kg checked baggage – it is important that baggage is the correct weight </li></ul><ul><li>One piece of hand luggage (56x45x25cm) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wednesday 20 th October <ul><li>Arrive at hotel approx 16.30 </li></ul><ul><li>Settle into rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting to discuss following day </li></ul>
  5. 5. Thursday 21 st October <ul><li>Barcelona Day Trip </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to Camp Nou in morning </li></ul><ul><li>Parc Güell for lunch picnic </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Las Ramblas </li></ul>
  6. 6. Friday 22 nd October <ul><li>Morning visit to Montserrat and Monastery </li></ul><ul><li>Afternoon in Barcelona old town and Port Vell – a chance for a bit of shopping </li></ul>
  7. 7. Saturday 23 rd October <ul><li>Port Aventura Theme Park </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sunday 24 th October <ul><li>Flight home from Barcelona  </li></ul><ul><li>Lands in Luton at 4.10pm </li></ul><ul><li>Expected back at school from approx 6.30pm </li></ul>
  9. 9. Meals <ul><li>The first meal provided in the price of the trip will be dinner on the 20 th October </li></ul><ul><li>Students will need to bring a packed lunch or money for some food on the flight to Spain </li></ul><ul><li>They will also need to save some money for lunch for the return flight on Sunday </li></ul><ul><li>While we are in Spain, all meals are provided (breakfast, packed lunch, hot evening meal) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Pocket Money <ul><li>Students will not need to buy anything, apart from drinks or snacks during the day </li></ul><ul><li>I would think that 20 euros per day would be more than enough (100 euros total) </li></ul><ul><li>We can operate a ‘banking’ system to allow students a certain amount of money each day if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be able to keep their money in a safe in the hotel as long as it is clearly labelled </li></ul>
  11. 11. Dress Code <ul><li>Students must dress appropriately at all times </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monastery Visit – you may be asked to cover up </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Emergency Contact Details <ul><li>In case of extreme emergency, I will be available on 07848 013 983 </li></ul><ul><li>Your child must carry their own medication and a spare one must be given to Mrs Alldrick to look after and must be clearly labelled. (Please check hand luggage restrictions on medication) </li></ul>Medication
  13. 13. Things to remember <ul><li>Baggage allowance 20kg </li></ul><ul><li>Hand luggage restrictions (no liquids, sharp objects etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Medication (if needed) </li></ul><ul><li>Plug adapter </li></ul><ul><li>Passport and EHIC (European health insurance card) </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing – Layers! (Changeable weather – a waterproof is recommended just in case!) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Things to remember <ul><li>Money – if you wish to use the ‘Banking’ system we will need a clearly labelled envelope of money (name, amount, daily allowance) </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile phone use can be very expensive abroad </li></ul>
  15. 15. A few warnings <ul><li>Cameras, mobile phones etc will be allowed on the trip but we cannot take any responsibility for them </li></ul><ul><li>Under no circumstances should anybody buy lasers, bb guns, lighters etc from tourist shops – there will be regular spot checks </li></ul><ul><li>Barcelona is a hot spot for pick pockets – it is no more dangerous than Birmingham or London so take the same precautions as you would there </li></ul><ul><li>It goes without saying that alcohol and cigarettes are strictly forbidden </li></ul>
  16. 16. Some useful links <ul><li>Check hand luggage restrictions at </li></ul><ul><li>Apply for a European Health Insurance Card here </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The parent must apply for the card with their child as a dependent – this takes 7 days to arrive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finally, please ensure that the details on the consent form are correct. </li></ul>