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2014. Parents’ Meeting. Promotional video. Overview. Find out what the Year 6 Residential is all about Meet the group leaders Find out what the children will do and what they will need Find out what you need to do Answer you questions. Windmill Hill. New centre (opened in 2009)

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Parents meeting

2014

Parents’ Meeting


Promotional video

Promotional video


Overview

Overview

  • Find out what the Year 6 Residential is all about

  • Meet the group leaders

  • Find out what the children will do and what they will need

  • Find out what you need to do

  • Answer you questions


Windmill hill

Windmill Hill

  • New centre (opened in 2009)

  • Grade 2 listed mansion house set in 21 acres of grounds on the Sussex Downs

  • Benefitted from a £7 million investment with purpose-built lodge accommodation and activity bases

  • Includes a large sports hall (2000 square metres) and several small lakes


Year 6 trip

Year 6 trip

  • Multi-Activity Course

  • Encourages team building, leadership skills and fostering independence

  • Combines fun and personal development in a lively and supportive environment

  • Children are kept busy from breakfast to bedtime with a huge variety of land and water based adventure activities


Year 6 trip1

Year 6 trip

  • Each year we look at when the trip should be run to:

    • Meet the needs of the year group

    • Provide you the best value (we use a variety of discounts to keep your costs down)

    • Take advantage of a variety of courses and options

  • Group Leader will be Mr Carter (has taught almost all of the year group!)


Week overview

Week overview

  • 07:00 – PGL staff wake up the group

  • 08:00 – Breakfast (English or Continental, cereal, toast and drinks)

  • 09:00 – First activity session

  • 10:30 – Break

  • 10:45 – Second activity session

  • 12:15 – Hot lunch or packed lunch

  • 13:45 – Third activity session


Week overview1

Week overview

  • 15:15 – Break

  • 15:30 – Fourth activity session

  • 17:00 – Supervised free time

  • 17:30 – 2 course evening meal

  • 19:00 – Evening entertainment

  • 21:00 to 23:00 – PGL staff on active night duty (through the night there will always be a senior PGL staff member on call)


What they need

What they need

  • Activity week – so need robust, old clothing

  • See kit list

  • Includes:

    • Comfortable clothing for activities (including long sleeves)

    • Flat soled shoes (trainers are best)

    • Old clothes and shoes for wet/muddy activities

    • Nightwear


What they need1

What they need

  • Includes:

    • Bedding (pillow and, sleeping bag or duvet and sheet)

    • Towel and wash kit

    • Water bottle

    • Small carry bag for activities

    • Water proof jacket

    • Camera (disposable are best)


Things to know

Things to know

  • Strictly no mobile phones/internet enabled devices

  • £5 limit spending money

  • ‘Grubby’ clothes for wet/muddy activities

  • Long sleeved top for some activities

  • Small bag to hold stuff

  • Activity week – children will need their sleep

  • Food – have to eat what is there (salad cart)


Trip booking

Trip booking

  • We have set a payment plan to meet the PGL payment deadlines

  • The deadline for the Parent Consent Form and £40 deposit is Friday the 18th of October

  • We will then send out payment cards, which will allow you to pay in instalments


Documentation

Documentation

  • Parent Consent Form

  • Medicine Consent Form

    • Medicines will be required a week before the trip

    • Medicines will be kept and administered by the group leader


Questions

Questions


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