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July 13th – 18th 2014. KS3 Visit to France Paris and environs. Departure. Please be at B&Q carpark at 23:30 on Sunday 13 th July for a departure at midnight! We need to be at Dover by 7 am for the 7:30 am Dover-Calais ferry crossing. Boarding.

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July 13th 18th 2014

July 13th – 18th 2014

KS3 Visit

to France

Paris and environs


Departure

Departure

  • Please be at B&Q carpark at 23:30 on Sunday 13th July for a departure at midnight!

  • We need to be at Dover by 7 am for the 7:30 am Dover-Calais ferry crossing.


Boarding

Boarding

  • Do not board the coach until given permission from staff.

  • 1 piece of hand luggage

    1 suitcase or travel bag to put on the coach.

  • You are responsible for loading your suitcase into the boot of the coach.

  • Keep money and medicines in your hand luggage.


Comfort

Comfort!

  • 14 hours travelling!

  • Loose comfortable clothing.

  • Pillow…zzz…


Getting bored

Getting bored?

  • Entertainment – magazines, books, an MP3 player, travel games, puzzle books.

  • Bring valuable gadgets at your own risk!


July 13th 18th 2014

Food

  • You will need food and drink for the journey too – packed breakfast and lunch.

  • Drinks are best bought in either screw-top or ‘sports cap’ type lids.

  • Fizzy, canned drinks are not recommended.


Weather

Weather

  • The weather is similar to here – go prepared for anything!

  • At this time of year it is usually quite hot, so bring sun cream and a sun hat.

  • A waterproof coat and a warm jumper are also essential!


Getting about

Getting about

  • Appropriate footwear.

  • High-heeled shoes are no good on cobbles; cobbled streets are common!


Road safety

Road Safety

  • Traffic on the right hand side of the road.

  • Take care at zebra crossings.

  • Always obey traffic lights.


Mobile phones

Mobile phones

  • Not forbidden!

  • Responsibility

  • Cost

  • Homesickness


Accommodation

Accommodation

  • PGL activity centre

  • Regularly caters for school groups.

  • Be considerate of other school groups.


Rooms

Rooms

  • Bring own towels & soap.

  • Staff on same floor.

  • Lights out 10 pm. Lock the door. Do not leave your room.

  • You are responsible for the cleanliness of your room.

  • External doors secured at 11pm. PGL staff on duty 24 hours.

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Rooms1

Rooms

  • 2 rooms with 6 boys

  • 1 room with 5 boys

  • 2 rooms with 7 girls

  • 2 rooms with 6 girls

  • All rooms have bath/ shower and WC.

Decide on who you would like to

share your room with! Rooming

will be decided on Friday, during the

afternoon meeting in room 2!


Meals

Meals

  • Buffet breakfast

  • Packed lunch

  • Two course evening meal.


Meals1

Meals

  • Plenty of choice

  • Try what is on offer!

  • Cultural experience.

  • Be polite!


Pocket money 1

Pocket Money 1

  • Spending money - for snacks / drinks during the day and for presents.

  • £50 in Euros (63 Euros), and £10 in Sterling should be plenty.


Pocket money 2

Pocket Money 2

  • Small notes please!

  • Suggested daily amount.

  • Kept by Mr Jenkins and issued daily at breakfast.

  • Any coins from previous trips? 10/20 cents for toilet stops.


Illness

Illness

  • Emergency First Aid kits.

  • Other basic medication –

    Consent form essential.

  • Personal medication clearly labelled with name and dosage, and handed in to Team Leader at departure.

  • Asthma? bring an inhaler for yourself AND a spare, labelled inhaler for your leader.


Insurance

Insurance

  • Fogg Travel Insurance Services (PGL)

  • Take a personal insurance for your own belongings (eg. Mobile phones)


Safety

Safety

  • Travel

    • Coach

    • Ferry/ boat trip

    • CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Accommodation

    ROOMS / KEYS

    FIRE, STRANGERS

  • Unsupervised time. Groups of 4 or more.

  • Or risk having to stay

    with us all day!


Headcount

Headcount


Emergencies getting in touch

Emergencies- Getting in touch

  • Mr Birkett

    in school hours: 01752 337193

  • out of hours: 0136472141

    Hele’s school’s emergency mobile in France

    07964942406

  • PGL: 0870 162 5000 ask for 0033 1 6443 1608


Return

Return

  • Please be at B&Q to collect your little angels at 10pm on Friday night

  • We will phone from Taunton/Exeter if significantly different.


Monday

Monday

  • Depart B&Q at 00.01

  • Ferry leaves Dover at 7.30 am

  • Arrival at Chateau at 3.30pm

  • Unpacking

  • activities

  • Dinner

  • Evening activities


Tuesday

Tuesday

  • Market in Brie Comte Robert

  • Château de Versailles


Wednesday

Wednesday

  • Day sightseeing in Paris

  • Montparnasse Tower

  • Eiffel Tower

  • Cruise on Les Bateaux Parisiens

  • Notre Dame

  • Champs Elysées


Thursday

Thursday

  • Disneyland


Friday

Friday

  • Leave straight after breakfast

  • Hypermarket visit on way to Calais

  • Ferry departs at 15.30

  • Arrival at Dover at 16.00

  • Expected arrival at B&Q is 10 pm


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