Chateau Beaumont Monday 31st March - Friday 4th April 2014
Why go to Chateau Beaumont? • Fantastic range of visits and experiences: Animal Refuge, Arromanche Beaches and 360 degree War Cinema Museum, Mont St. Michel, Laval historic market. Bayeux Tapestry option. • Outdoor activities include: Fencing, archery, zip wire, nightline, aero ball, initiative exercises and team building. • Evening Activities Treasure Hunt, Talent Show, French Quiz and Fancy Dress, Blind Date and Disco
Purpose and Curriculum Links • World War II (The Year 6 History topic) • Language development (French) • Citizenship (Finance) • PSHE (Organisation, personal hygiene and developing independence, team work and community living). • Preparation for Year 7 Medieval History Topic (Bayeux)
Safety • All activities, site and journey fully risk-assessed. • All staff CRB (police checked) and first-aid trained. • Group ratios 1 adult to 8 children on all strenuous activities. 1 to 12 for games activities. • Night duty manager on site.
Journey • Chateau Beaumont coaches accompany us throughout visit. • Collective Passport for UK citizens. • EU to bring own passports and non EU visa. • Roxeth-Portsmouth. • Portsmouth ferry-Caen. Use of private lounge, Brittany ferry staff provide films to view and games to play during crossing. • Caen-Chateau. • Journey time approximately eight hours.
Accommodation • Roxeth children share small dormitory accommodation with en-suite facilities. • Roxeth staff rooms are spaced between pupil accommodation. • Rooms are secured from the inside and have push bar emergency exits. • Doors and windows can not be externally opened. • Rooms have smoke alarms.
Cost • Cost of Chateau accommodation, food and travel is £310. • Initial deposit £75 split in 2 instalments of £35 & £40 • A payment card will be issued once first payment made • Six instalments will be arranged starting in September 2012 • 5 instalments of £40 and the last instalment in February of £35. • The excursion to 360Degree cinema and Bayeux for all children is 8 Euros. • Pocket money of £60 (approximately 66 Euros) to be provided by parent/carer separately.