Paris Sports Tour 2012
Agenda Meet your tour staff Expectations Fixtures and squads Go through itinerary details Tour Information Presentation of kit Official Tour Photographs Questions Sign consent forms
STAFF Mr R Corkell Tour Party leader Mr P Ruse Football Coach Mr D Bird Football coach Mr L Deves Rugby coach Mr A Northmore Football coach
Expectations A code of conduct is in place to ensure that all pupils understand the expectations of them as representatives of Tavistock College. All pupils and parents/guardians have signed a contract which pupils have to fulfill to entitle there acceptance on the trip (Please sign after the meeting if not completed). If any pupil is found to be breaking the rules and committing a serious offence while on tour, the staff will make a judgment and reserve the right to contact parents and ask for the pupil to be collected or sent home from the tour.
Travel • Roselyn coach company (seat belts) • P&O ferries • Outbound: 4.30am depart (arrive 4am) • 11:10 ferry • Arrive Paris 5pm • Inbound: 11am depart. • 15:20 ferry • Arrive Tavistock 11pm
Tour matches Rugby Football
Squads / Shirts Rugby Football
Honours • Luke Northmore – Tour Captain • Josh Towl – Vice tour captain • Rugby captain – Reece Hughes • Football captain – Benji Samuels
Saturday 31st March 0400 hours Roselyn Coaches will collect the tour party from Tavistock College for the journey to London 1110 hours P&O ferry crossing (Dover – Calais) 1600 hours Arrive at accommodation and explore surroundings 1800 hours Evening meal 2100 hours Tour quiz (TBA)
Sunday 1st April 0830 hours Breakfast 1030 hours Guided sightseeing tour of Paris, shopping and lunch 1500 hours Transfer to local Football Club for 1st Tour Match 1700 hours Attend Festivities with host club (TBA) 1900 hours Return to accommodation for dinner
Monday 2nd April 0830 hours Breakfast 1000 hours Tour of Stade de France 1400 hours Transfer to local Rugby Club for 1st Tour Match 1600 hours Attend Festivities with host club 1800 hours Return to accommodation for dinner 2000 hours Evening swim and R&R (TBC)
Tuesday 3rd April 0830 hours Breakfast 1000 hours Bateau Mouche Seine River Cruise 1300 hours Transfer to local Football Club for 2nd Tour Match 1500 hours Attend Festivities with host club 1800 hours Return to accommodation for dinner
Wednesday 4th April 0730 hours Breakfast 0900 hours Day at Disneyland Park 1500 hours Transfer to local Rugby Club for 2nd Tour Match 1700 hours Attend Festivities with host club 1900 hours Return to accommodation for dinner 2100 hours Tour presentations and awards
Thursday 5th April 0830 hours Breakfast 0930 hours Depart – with Luggage 1520 hours Ferry crossing from Calais to Dover 2300 hours Arrive in Plymouth (TBC)
Paris Shopping • Buying of souvenirs • Be aware of street sellers • Be aware of pick pockets – zipped pockets and bags on front.
Disneyland At this time it is expected that pupils wear there tour polo shirt so they are clearly visible, use common sense when crossing roads and be polite when talking to members of the public. As pupils are trusted with out teacher supervision for this time, for safety they need to remain in groups of at least 3’s and carry a mobile and tour safety card with them. As we have tickets for both parts of Disneyland, the whole group will remain in the same park and a meeting time will arranged for transition between parks
Tour Safety Card Each tour party member will be given an safety card with the Number of a 24hr Mobile phone which a member of staff will have on them at all times. These are to be carried with the pupils at all times and pupils need to only use them in an emergency. TAVISTOCK COLLEGE PARIS TOUR 2012 EMERGENCY NUMBER 00447974654604 Hello, I am from Tavistock College, England with a school trip. Can I use the telephone to contact my lost group please? Bonjour, je suis de Tavistock College, en Angleterre avec une excursion scolaire. Puis-je utiliser le téléphone pour communiquer avec mon groupe a perdu s'il vous plaît.
Accommodation www.saphir-hotel-pontault-combault.federal-hotel.com • The hotel Saphir is located in the East suburb of Paris in Marne la Vallée • Twin rooms with AC • 15 minutes from Disneyland resort Paris, you can profit of what this theme park created for you. • There is The mall Val d’Europe and La Vallée Shopping Village, where you can find the biggest brand at reduced prices • In the morning and evening, a delicious meal will be served with wide ranging choices • There is various facilities from wifi and a swimming pool and sauna
On Arrival • Pupils have responsibility for check their room for any damage to Mr Ruse who will then inform the hotel staff. • Pupils are to keep their room tidy and allow hotel staff to clean.
Room Lists These lists are not set in stone and can be changed at any time. When in the hostel we will set a night time curfew at which time we expect you to be in your own rooms and later on we will also set a ‘lights out’ time when we expect you to be sleeping. Please be aware that other members of the public on their holiday will be trying to relax.
Registration groups Whilst on tour you will have a teacher designated to you as a first point of contact (Similar to a tutor for the week). Each time we need to call a register you simply go to that teacher and register with them. The names of current Arsenal players have been used as group names.
Registration groups Whilst on tour you will have a teacher designated to you as a first point of contact Each time we need to call a register you simply go to that teacher and register with them.
Duty Rota • A member of staff will be allocated on call each day and will have responsibility for medical kit and emergency mobile phone. • Saturday – Mr Corkell • Sunday – Mr Ruse • Monday – Mr Deves • Tuesday – Mr Bird • Wednesday – Mr Corkell • Thursday – Mr Corkell
Spending Money Pupils are advised to have enough money for 5 meals and any addition spending money for Paris We recommend a maximum of £200. Pupils will be responsible for there own money and this should be kept in a safe place and only the required daily amount should be taken with you each day.
Passports • Pupils will be responsible for their passports for the duration of the trip. • Please can you ensure the pupils passport number is on the consent form and photocopy of the passport is given to a member of staff for reference.
Kit On Tour Casual clothes: underwear, jeans, tracksuit, T-shirts etc Towel for hostel use and after match Tour polo shirts Tour Football or rugby kit Second rugby and football lit (college shirts supplied) Rugby shorts (rugby players only) Waterproof jacket Swimming trunks? Protective equipment: mouth guard, shin pads. Football / rugby boots Water bottle Toiletries Kit bag - JJB Luggage bag Mobile phone and charger Emergency contact card Spending money (£200 adviced)
Fundraising On Saturday 4th March the college was given the opportunity to fundraise in the Tavistock Morrisons supermarket. This fundraising has proved very successful and provide over £1500 towards the sports tour kit.
Football Rugby Presentations and Photographs
Thank you Thanks for coming tonight See you on the Saturday 31st March for what will be a fantastic experience. Please contact myself on the college number if there is any further questions or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any other Questions ? Please see a member of staff