Year 8 Belgium Trip 2017 The Trip What

  • Slides: 15
Download presentation
Year 8 Belgium Trip 2017

Year 8 Belgium Trip 2017

The Trip What? Year 8 English trip – War Poetry Where? Ypres, Belgium When?

The Trip What? Year 8 English trip – War Poetry Where? Ypres, Belgium When? Wednesday 13 th December – Friday 15 th December 2017 Why? War Poetry Unit Who? Miss Quinn, Mr Bennett, Mr Snowdon, Mr Anderson and 36 pupils

Overview § § § § § Overview Trip Itinerary Accommodation Groupings Packing List Money/Spending

Overview § § § § § Overview Trip Itinerary Accommodation Groupings Packing List Money/Spending Medical Code of Conduct Questions

Ypres

Ypres

Travelling Down § Meet 1: 30 am Wednesday at school (with all belongings) §

Travelling Down § Meet 1: 30 am Wednesday at school (with all belongings) § Give any medication/money to group leader § 2 am – Depart school § Stop at services on the way (buy breakfast) § 9: 20 am – board Eurotunnel § 12 pm – Arrive in Calais and drive to Belgium

Day 1: Wednesday 2 pm – Visit to Passchendale, Ypres cathedral and market 5

Day 1: Wednesday 2 pm – Visit to Passchendale, Ypres cathedral and market 5 pm - Anticipated arrival at hotel, evening meal, relaxation time (or bed!)

Rooms

Rooms

Day 2: Thursday 8 am – Breakfast 9: 45 am – Menin Gate 10

Day 2: Thursday 8 am – Breakfast 9: 45 am – Menin Gate 10 am – Flanders Field Museum 11 am – Meet tour guide and visit Essex Farm Cemetery, Langemark, Tyne Cot, Hill 60 Belgium market (aka Chocolate heaven) 5: 30 pm – evening meal at hotel

Day 2: Thursday

Day 2: Thursday

Day 2: Thursday 6: 30 pm – Depart hotel back to main square 8

Day 2: Thursday 6: 30 pm – Depart hotel back to main square 8 pm – Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate Return to hotel for some creative poetry writing

Day 3: Friday 7: 30 am – Breakfast 10 am – Visit to Wellington

Day 3: Friday 7: 30 am – Breakfast 10 am – Visit to Wellington Quarry Cost: € 2. 50 person (pay on arrival) 11: 30 am – Depart and visit Newfoundland Park 1: 20 pm – Depart and head to port 4: 50 pm – Depart Calais 11: 45 pm – Anticipated arrival at school (website/Facebook will be updated)

Day 3: Friday

Day 3: Friday

Groups Miss Quinn: Kate Anderson Robyn Atkinson Keira Beck Ioan Bevan Emily Brown Evie

Groups Miss Quinn: Kate Anderson Robyn Atkinson Keira Beck Ioan Bevan Emily Brown Evie Bryden Lily Buchanan-Lee Hannah Carr Thomas Clark Mr Snowdon: Ben Higgins Abby Hunter Taylor Leech Jake Liddle Morgan Lynch Daisy Macaulay Joshua Mc. Carty James Mc. Intyre Robbie Mc. Manus Mr Bennett: Robert Collen Josh Cooke Liam Cooper Anna Cruddis Dylan Curry Joseph Dalby Sam Fitzer Georgina Harland Jacob Harrison Mr Anderson: Eleanor Newman Katy O'Sullivan-Guy William Pardue Paige Pickett Lucy Robinson Shea Sullivan-Mc. Cullagh Ellis Travis-Anderson Daniel Ward Joe Wild

Packing § § § Warm clothes for 3 full days (layers as it will

Packing § § § Warm clothes for 3 full days (layers as it will be cold!) Hats, gloves, scarf 2 pairs of shoes (indoor and outdoor) Towel Toiletries Breakfast and packed lunch for Wednesday/snacks Pen/pencil (for writing) i. Pod (no connection to internet) Camera Spending money for market (50 euros max in envelope + British money for services there and back) Medication (to be given to group leader) No mobile phones or i. Pads, flip flops, suitcases the sizes of houses

Before You Leave… § § Sign the behaviour contract Hand in passport/EHIC card Check

Before You Leave… § § Sign the behaviour contract Hand in passport/EHIC card Check dietary requirements Ask any questions