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A2 Berlin Guide 2008


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A2 Berlin Guide 2008

  1. 1. Fortismere School: Art & German Itinerary The following itinerary should give you a basic outline of the week. Some events may change due to unforeseen circumstances, but we expect to keep to this schedule. Berlin Trip 2008 Tuesday 14th October 15:30 Meet at North Wing main entrance with all luggage 16:00 Coach departs to Stanstead 19:45 Air Berlin Flight No.AB8449 to Tegel Airport, Berlin 23:55 ETA at City Light Hotel Wednesday 15th October Breakfast will be served daily from 07:30 - 08:30 AM: Walking/Boat Tour of Mitte District PM: (ART/PHO) Martin Gropius Gallery EVE: DVD 'The Lives of Others' Thursday 16th October AM: Hamburger Bahnhof Modern Art Gallery PM: (ART) Kathe Kollwitz (PHO) Helmet Newton Foundation EVE: Tutorials, Ping Pong Friday 17th October AM:Visit to local school, presentation & workshop PM: Berlinische Gallerie EVE: Tutorials, IMAX Movie Saturday 18th October AM: Tacheles Art Studios and (ART) KW Gallery (PHO) Co- Berlin Gallery PM: Open afternoon EVE: Bowling Sunday 19th October AM: Jewish Memorial Gallery 15:30 Coach departs City Light Hostel 18:40 Air Berlin Flight No. AB8448 to London Stanstead 22:00 ETA at Fortismere School
  2. 2. Introduction Luggage Check List This brochure gives details about the Art/Photography and Air Berlin only permit a maximum weight of 20 kg and one German educational trip to Berlin. Please read through it piece of hand luggage. Pack clothes for five days and pajamas. careful and familiarize yourself with the itinerary. Berlin can be cold and wet, so bring appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. The following list covers essentials: Transport We will be traveling by air with Air Berlin and you will be All students traveling around Berlin walking and using the tube and train • A day bag that fits sketchbooks/photo diaries and materials network. • Toiletries and medicine • Money Teachers • Mobile There will be five teachers supervising the trip: Mr Hoeben • Passport & EHIC card (Trip Co-ordinator), Ms Powell, Ms Keay, Mr Woolley and Ms • Novel and/or phrase/guide book Merkel-Jordan. Photography Students Money • SLR film camera (essential) In Germany, the currency is the Euro and the current exchange • Digital camera, memory card, and batteries/charger rate is £1 to €1.27. You will need approximately £100 or €130 • Image transfer lead Euros for transport, lunch, snacks, entertainment and gallery • Photo Diary, including dissertation summary entrances. All other costs are covered. • Pencil case and pens City Light Hotel Art Students We will be staying at the City Light Hotel in Mitte.You will be • Sketching pencils, charcoal, eraser and sharpener staying in dormitory-style accommodation in small groups. • Colouring pencils,, oil pastels Please respect the hotel rules and avoid making noise at night • Sketchbook including dissertation summary and wandering around corridors. EHIC Behaviour & Expectations It is essential for our medical insurance that you have your In the past, poor behaviour has not been a problem and we European Health Identity Card (EHIC). Please make sure you expect a mature attitude from sixth formers. The school policy give this to Mr Hoeben prior to departure as you will not be for residential trips is that the school rules still apply and you allowed to come if this is missing. are expected to behave responsibly. Please respect members of the public and be culturally sensitive. It is also very important Emergency Contacts that we remain together when walking through the city and do In the case of an emergency or situation that demands not separate from the group. In the event of a serious incident, immediate attention, please call: please expect to have your parents contacted and a further punishment on return to school. Mr Hoeben on: +44 (0) 7952 199 724 Flickr Group British Embassy, Berlin Tel +49 (0) 30 / 20457-0 We encourage you to take photos whilst in Berlin and share them by sending them to our shared Flickr group, which can be German National Emergency Services: accessed at: Police (Polizei) Tel: 110 Fire Service (Feuerwehr) Tel: 112 fortismereberlintrip2006 Ambulance (Rettungswagen) Tel: 112