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Wimbledon Trip 2015 This trip has been organised by Sport Experiences (part of the Newmarket group) who have been established since 1983. Sport Experiences is a member of ABTA and holds an ATOL license. Therefore all monies paid are fully financially protected. Sport Experiences is a member Learning Outside the Classroom and the School Travel Forum who have strict policies on safety and best practice.
Wimbledon Trip 2015 What should have already happened? -Permission slip handed to finance with payment. -Full payment of trip to Finance. Before you go tonight: - Please ensure you have completed a medical form and dietary requirements are on this form. - Mobile number for yourself that I will be able to get hold of you on if required. - Mobile number of your son / daughter if they are taking it with them.
Wimbledon Trip 2015 Thursday 9 th July 5. 20 am meet. 10. 00 am 10. 00 pm The coach will pick up students from the bus park at OGA. Please ensure that you are here for 5. 20 am as the bus is due to collect us at 5. 30 am and we must have enough time to register. If you are not here for 5. 30 am when the bus departs we will be leaving and you will have to ring myself and then organise alternative transport arrangements. Please provide your child with a packed lunch for when we get to Wimbledon and snacks for the journey. On the way down you will be given your ticket – you must keep hold of this as you will need it for entry to the grounds. Arrive at Wimbledon You must have everything with you that you need for the day. There will be no time to get anything out of the bags in the luggage hold. Time to walk around the grounds and visit the shop. This will be done as one group and students will not be permitted to walk off anywhere without a member of staff. Watch play on court number 1 - finish time is dependent on the success or otherwise of the games scheduled. We will have dinner at Wimbledon so students need to have some money with them to allow them to purchase dinner. At the end of play we will head back to our coach and then to our hotel which is the Holiday Inn Express Hemel Hempstead. Down time for students. Bed time and lights out for 10. 30 am
Wimbledon Trip 2015 Friday 10 th Breakfast (Continental breakfast provided as part of the trip). July 8 am 9 am Check out of the hotel. 10 am 12. 30 5. 30/6 pm Head to Covent garden where students will be able to experience the sights and sounds of London. We will be transported here by our coach. Students will be about to walk around in groups of 4 or 5 (no less) and one member of the group is to have their mobile phone with them if possible. Staff will be based centrally and have a mobile phone with them. We will also have lunch during this time so students will require some money to purchase lunch. Collected by the coach to make our return to school. Return to Outwood Grange Academy. Your son / daughter will be given the opportunity to ring or text home half an hour before arrival. An adult must collect your son / daughter on our return and must sign out with Miss Copley. Please note this is an approximate return time.
Wimbledon Trip 2015 Member of staff: N. Copley Member of staff: K. Slater Student Name Danielle Gant Laura Boldison Jemma Milburn Faye Lynam Jodie Hargreaves Maisie Millard Courtney Hargreaves Olivia Lambert Rebecca Marsey Megan Sugden Hannah Thewlis-Hardy Faye Wade Lauren Nutter If at any point during the trip you are asked to register with your member of staff this will be the teacher you need to register with.
Wimbledon Trip 2015 Key Dates, Times and Numbers Thurs 9 th July: 5. 15 am meet at OGA bus park. Friday 10 th July: Return to OGA 5. 30 / 6 pm. Out of School Contact- Ho. DNicola Copley– 07545932532 (This will be your main contact from the evening of the 8 th of July up to the 10 th July). Should our return time change your son / daughter will be in contact with you and we will let the academy know. Coach company: Expressway Coaches. Hotel: Holiday Inn Express, Hemel Hempstead, Stationers Place, Apsley, Hemel Hempstead, HP 3 9 RH Tel: 08704585485
Wimbledon Trip 2015 Things to Remember -Money for souvenirs and for dinner on the Thursday & lunch on the Friday. -Gadget’s incl. mobile phones / cameras (entirely at own risk). Insurance is only provided for theft of personal belongings. -Appropriate foot wear – we will be doing a lot of walking. -Clothing – you will not need a large amount of clothes (overnight wear, toiletries and clothing for Friday) -Water Proof jacket. -Sun cream. -Pack lunch / snacks for journey (don’t bring anything messy!) -Bag for day time (lunch/purse etc. ) Note: -No fizzy drinks on coach.
Wimbledon Trip 2015 Wimbledon Etiquette: - You are not allowed to try and buy or sell tickets. - Do not enter or leave the stands during play. You can only move at the change of ends but not during a tie break. - Do not make a noise during play. - Do not applaud a double fault. - Do not use flash photography. - No smoking. - No alcohol. - No annoying, dangerous, foul language or obscene gestures. - Mobile phone must be switched off during play in and around the courts. - Only one bag person and it must not be bigger than 18” X 12”. No picnic hampers, cool boxes or brief cases. - Your bag will be searched upon entry. - No items that may be interpreted as a weapon e. g. knives or corkscrews. - Large flags, banners, rattles, klaxons or oversized hats. Please note you can bring a water bottle in with you that can be refilled at the water fountains around Wimbledon. Failure to comply with Wimbledon etiquette may result in you being removed from the grounds and not being allowed to re-enter.
Wimbledon Trip 2015 OGA expectations: - To follow the etiquette as explained previously, you must not leave the stands without informing myself even at a break in play. - To behave as would be expected at the academy. - To follow instructions of OGA, Wimbledon, hotel and travel company staff. - No alcohol. - No smoking. - You must be in your own room by the specified time. - No opposite sex in your rooms. - Not to be using your mobile phone 24/7!
Wimbledon Trip 2015 QUESTIONS If your son / daughter has a mobile phone that they will be taking with them please leave this number on the sheet provided. Please check the contact number that we have for you and ensure that it is one that you can be reached on in case of an emergency. Please complete a medical consent form before you leave. Any problems or questions before the trip please contact myself on 01924 204350 ext. 290 or N. [email protected] outwood. com