Highgate Wood School SPAIN SPORTS TOUR MAY 26TH- 30TH 2014 Mr Adams WHERE WILL WE BE? We will be staying in the coastal resort of Platja D’aro, Northern Spain. Approximately 1hr from Barcelona Where are we are staying? The hotel we are staying at is the Comtat Sant Jordi, within the town of Platja D’aro. The hotel is Full Board, and the room share is 4 per room for the boys and 1x 3 bedroom and 1x2 bedroom for the girls. Surrounding area and beach. We are here! Sporting Facilities Just like the picture, most of the football pitches are like the school 3G Football pitch. If we play on grass it will be slightly harder than a UK pitch. All the netball games and fixtures are played indoors, in a leisure centre. The boys football fixtures will be in the evening. The girls netball fixtures will during the day. Day 1 TIME 01:00 DESCRIPTION GROUP A - MEET FOR BUS DEPARTING HWS FOR GATWICK ADDITIONAL INFORMATION THE BUS WILL LEAVE @ 01:30 03:40 06:40 Group A - CHECK IN AT AIRPORT - 66 passengers FLIGHT ZB278 DEPARTS - 66 passengers GROUP B - MEET FOR BUS DEPARTING HWS FOR GATWICK 06:00 08:35 09:50 3hrs Prior to departure GATWICK - Monarch THE BUS WILL LEAVE @ 06:30 Group B - CHECK IN AT AIRPORT - 39 passengers 3hrs Prior to departure FLIGHT ZB278 ARRIVES - 66 passengers Group A - OVERSEAS COACH TRANSFER DEPARTS FOR RESORT BARCELONA - Monarch FLIGHT BA2708 DEPARTS - 39 passengers Group A - ARRIVE IN RESORT/CHECK IN AT ACCOMMODATION GATWICK - BA BARCELONA - BA 17:45 FLIGHT BA2708 ARRIVES - 39 passengers Group B - OVERSEAS COACH TRANSFER DEPARTS FOR RESORT Group B - ARRIVE IN RESORT/CHECK IN AT ACCOMMODATION TBC EVENING MEAL At your accommodaiton - First included meal 10:50 11:35 12:50 14:45 15:45 66 passengers 66 passengers 39 passengers DAY TWO TIME DESCRIPTION ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BREAKFAST At your accommodation DEPART IN YOUR COACH AM 1.5HR AENA NETBALL TRAINING SESSION 1 4 teams - 39 students AM 1.5HR AENA NETBALL TRAINING SESSION 2 4 teams - 39 students AM 1.5HR FOOTBALL TRAINING SESSION (all 4 teams combined - school staff to conduct training) ONCE TRAINING SESSIONS ARE COMPLETE RETURN TO YOUR ACCOMMODATION LUNCH At your accommodation PM 1.5HR AENA NETBALL TRAINING SESSION 3 4 teams - 39 students PM 1.5HR AENA NETBALL TRAINING SESSION 4 4 teams - 39 students PM ONCE TRAINING SESSIONS ARE COMPLETE RETURN TO YOUR ACCOMMODATION PM FOOTBALL TEAMS TO DEPART FOR FIXTURES (to arrive 30 mins prior to kick off) PM/EVE FOOTBALL FIXTURES: NETBALL GIRLS WILL HAVE ENTERTAINMENT ARRANGED KO TEAM A Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM B Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM C Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM D Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition ONCE FIXTURES ARE COMPLETE RETURN TO YOUR ACCOMMODATION PM/EVE PM EVENING MEAL EVENING AT LEISURE – EVENING ENTERTAINMENT ORGANISED At your accommodation Evening Entertainment - TBC I am in the process of trying to organise evening entertainment with the other UK school who will also be in our area. This will be done without incurring any additional expense. Day THREE TIME DESCRIPTION ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AM BREAKFAST + PACKED LUNCH PROVIDED At your accommodation AM DEPART IN YOUR COACH AM NOU CAMP EXPERIENCE TBC PACKED LUNCH AT LEISURE PM BARCELONA EXCURSION Prior to Fixtures PM DEPART BARCELONA FOR FIXTURES PM/EVE FOOTBALL FIXTURES: NETBALL GIRLS WILL HAVE ENTERTAINMENT ARRANGED KO TEAM A Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM B Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM C Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM D Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition ONCE FIXTURES ARE COMPLETE RETURN TO PM/EVE YOUR ACCOMMODATION EVENING MEAL EVENING AT LEISURE – ENTERTAINMENT ORGANISED Day THREE Barcelona and Camp Nou excursion. Day FOUR TIME DESCRIPTION ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BREAKFAST At your accommodation AM DEPART IN YOUR COACH AM WATERWORLD MORNING EXCURSION RETURN TO RESORT TBC LUNCH PM NETBALL TOURNAMENT PM DEPART FOR FIXTURES (to arrive 30 mins prior to kick off) PM/EVE FOOTBALL FIXTURES: KO TEAM A Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM B Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM C Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition KO TEAM D Highgate Wood vs Local Opposition ONCE FIXTURES ARE COMPLETE RETURN TO YOUR ACCOMMODATION PM/EVE TBC At your accommodation EVENING MEAL EVENING AT LEISURE – ENTERTAINMENT TBO NETBALL GIRLS WILL HAVE ENTERTAINMENT ARRANGED At your accommodation Day FOUR WaterWorld – lloret De Mar Day FIVE TIME DESCRIPTION ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TBC BREAKFAST + PACKED LUNCH Packed Lunch provided due to flight times TBC CHECK OUT OF ACCOMMODATION 06:25 Group A - DEPART FOR AIRPORT - 66 passengers 08:25 Group A - CHECK IN AT AIRPORT - 66 passengers 10:30 Group B - DEPART FOR AIRPORT - 39 passengers 11:25 FLIGHT BA2707 DEPARTS - 66 passengers BARCELONA 12:40 FLIGHT BA2707 ARRIVES - 66 passengers GATWICK 13:30 GROUP A - BUS DEPARTS FOR HWS ARRIVES @ HWS FOR APPROX 15:00 12:30 Group B - CHECK IN AT AIRPORT - 39 passengers 3hrs Prior to departure 15:30 FLIGHT BA2709 DEPARTS - 39 passengers BARCELONA 16:35 FLIGHT BA2709 ARRIVES - 39 passengers GATWICK 17:00 GROUP B - BUS DEPARTS FOR HWS ARRIVES @ HWS FOR APPROX 18:30 3hrs Prior to departure Expected Behaviour when in Spain Respectful to each other, members of staff and Spanish locals. This includes the football/netball opposition! Following instructions from members of staff the first time. Students are expected to be in their rooms, lights off and no noise before 10:30pm. You must always stay in a minimum group of 4 at all times. You can bring a mobile phone but this will be at your own risk and not included in the schools insurance. No mobile phones are to be seen during breakfast, lunch or dinner. The school recommends no phones or expensive electrical equipment is brought on the sports tour. Hotel Sant Jordi – Platja D’aro and surrounding areas Hotel and meeting point This is the zone where students are not allowed to leave without staff supervision This is the beach. No students are allowed to go into this area without staff supervision Absolute unacceptable behaviour Anything negative which occurs over in Spain will be dealt with back at school using the schools disciplinary policy. Any serious offences which put at risk the health and safety of the students or staff will face the possibility of being sent back home. Parents will incur the cost of the flights. Behaviour categorised as unacceptable is: smoking, drugs, alcohol purchasing weapons, swearing at other students/staff, going into each others rooms at night, found in the opposite sex room. Bags and rooms will be randomly searched by staff. If there are any issues regarding this can you please come and discuss this with Mr Adams on a 1-2-1 basis. PARENTS – there is a behaviour contract that will need to be signed before you leave today! At the airport Please refrain from having ANY liquids (other than medication) in your cabin luggage. Hold baggage weight: MONARCH BRITISH AIRWAYS 20 KG 23KG Liquids in hand baggage • When passing through airport security screening: • Each liquid you carry must be in its own container of no more than 100ml (3.4 ounces). • All liquids should be carried in a single, transparent, re-sealable plastic bag of up to 20cm x 20cm (8in x 8in) with a total capacity of up to a litre (approximately one quart). • You must be able to completely close the bag and be able to fit it in your hand baggage. • The bag of liquids must be taken out of other hand baggage to be screened separately Kit List Provided tour kit (the hoodie is to be worn to the airport) Additional sports wear: • Suncream (SPF 30 minimum) • Trainer socks x 5 • Water Bottle • Black playing socks x3 • Shower gel/soap for 5 days • Playing Shorts x 3 • T Shirts x5 Money • Trainers (especially for netball), • Football boots (no metal studs) I would recommend 50 Euros. This would • Swimming shorts/costume be enough money to take to Spain. The • • • • • Underwear for 5 days Jumper or Hoodie, Jeans, shorts etc. for 5 days Evening wear (shoes, clothing etc.) Comfortable clothing for the plane. Hotel is full board so they will not need to worry about buying food. Any Questions Please feel free to ask any questions regarding the sports tour. It is not long to go until we set off. Thank you for coming.