UFTON COURT 2016 initial briefing

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Transcript UFTON COURT 2016 initial briefing

UFTON
COURT
–
29th June
2016
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Aims of The Trip
• To provide the opportunity
for challenging and exciting
experiences and activities.
• To develop personal and
social skills
• To develop teamwork skills
• Encourage independence
(no mobiles please!).
• To enrich the curriculum by
providing practical
environmental and outdoor
activity learning
opportunities.
Ufton Court: An Overview
• A timber-framed Tudor
house incorporating an
earlier medieval manor
house.
• A large Tithe Barn and
range of outbuildings.
• Set in 16 acres of
grounds, surrounded by
private woodland.
Dormitories of 6-8 beds. We try to
place friends together but cannot
guarantee particular groups.
Dormitories of 6-8 beds. We try to
place friends together but cannot
guarantee particular groups.
A wide variety of environments in
one secure location
A wide variety of environments in
one secure location
Safety and Security
• All locations and activities are fully
risk-analysed.
• First-aid trained staff always available.
• All activities take place in private
grounds.
• All staff DBS(CRB)-checked.
Safety and Security
• Staff-Pupil will be
between 10 and 15
to one. This does
not include Ufton
Court staff.
• All Holyport staff will
be on-site and
immediately
available at all times.
Safety and Security
• Staff bedrooms are adjacent/close
to children’s rooms.
• All activities are risk assessed and
take place on site.
• Children will be with a Holyport
member of staff at all times.
Around 10 activities
Such as:
• Pond dipping
• Medieval banquet
• Woodland walk
• Habitat hunt
• Archery
• Big Dig
• Photomapping
• Shake a tree
• Orienteering
• Net sweeping
Food & Medical Needs
• Ensure you tell us
of any needs.
• Children should be
aware of the
difference between
‘Allergic to’, ‘Don’t
like’ and ‘Haven’t
tried before’!
What to take
• Normal outdoor clothing, including
waterproofs and wellies.
• Teddy bear.
• Details nearer the trip.
Further Reading
• Ask the children to do some research:
• ww.uftoncourt.co.uk
• Wikipedia
Payment Schedule
• The cost is £170 a child
• This includes all meals, activities and
insurance.
• The payments will be due:
1st Deposit
2nd Payment
Balance
26th January 2016
21st March 2016
23rd May 2016
£60
£50
£60