Condover Hall Meeting Wednesday 25th February 5:30 – 6:00pm Agenda: Activities Health and Safety A Typical day Accommodation What the pupils may bring Sample menu What will happen on Monday 23rd March Final Preparations Questions Activities These are the activities that the children will be doing this year. More information can be found on the Condover Hall website. Abseiling Dance Mania Fencing Leap of Faith (trapeze) Body Zorbing Laser Maze Grid of Stones Laser Tag Wet and Wacky (playing games in the swimming pool) Silent Disco Giant Cluedo Nocturnal Safari Indoor Caving Initiative Exercises Activities The children will be divided into four groups during the day. These will be based on the friendship circles that the children completed before Christmas: All activities are led by the centre’s fully trained staff. Mr Barton- Harvey, Mrs Clarke, Miss Dow and Miss Caldwell will each accompany a group whilst the children participate in the activities. Mrs Cumberlidge will float between groups and give assistance if needed. Alternative plans will be made in the case of adverse weather. Health and Safety Each JCA instructor is first aid trained and carries a first aid kit at all times. Daily safety and equipment checks are made and recorded by JCA instructors. Full risk assessments for all activities have been carried out by JCA. Any accidents or near misses are recorded regularly by JCA instructors and corrective action is taken to ensure that they are avoided in the future. Health and Safety All JCA staff wear a uniform and name badges with a photograph. All staff members are CRB checked. Condover Hall has CCTV and security barriers at the entrance. Senior staff are on site from 7am to 11pm. Night security patrols run from 11pm to 7am. Condover Hall has been informed of all medical conditions and dietary requirements. Please inform our office of any changes as soon as possible. A Typical Day Breakfast: Session 1: Break: 08:00 9:00 to 10:30 10:30 to 10:45 Session 2: Lunch : 10:45 to 12:15 12:15 to 14:00 Session 3: Break: 14:00 to 15:30 15:30 to 15:45 Session 4: Dinner: 15:45 to 17:15 17:15 to 19:15 Session 5: Sleep 19:15 to 20:45 21:30 – hopefully! Accommodation All children will be in dormitories with at least 2 other children. We are in the Owen building based on two floors. Members of our staff will also be sleeping on both floors. All rooms have toilets and showers. Our accommodation block has key pad security. The children will be informed of their dormitories once we arrive at Condover Hall. There is no public access to the accommodation. What the pupils may bring The children may bring: Please do not bring: Snacks (no chewing gum) A book/comic A disposable camera A torch A hairdryer (no straighteners) Up to £5 in a labelled purse (for the tuck shop) Mobile phones Kindles Any other electrical appliances Jewellery - including earrings Sharp objects Fizzy pop Glass bottles Sample Menu Breakfast: A choice of cereals and a cooked breakfast. Lunch: Baguette & wrap bar with a large choice of fillings. Fish fingers with curly fries & coleslaw. Salad bar. Dinner: Vegetable soup. Beef / vegetable casserole with rice. Ham & cheese pizza. A selection of salad and vegetables. Rice pudding. Monday 23rd March Please arrive at school at the normal time. Children will give medication to group leaders (please ensure that it is labelled with a name, dosage and times). Group leaders will collect any purses/wallets. The children will need a packed lunch for the first day – brought in a disposable bag. Our coach will depart at 11am. If required, bring a travel pill to take at school before leaving. Please ensure that all luggage is clearly labelled (and all clothes) Children do not have to wear school uniform! Final Preparations Over the next three weeks we will: Tell the children which member of staff is their group leader and who else is in their group. Ask the children to buddy-up with a friend. Stipulate expected behaviour/consequences. Discuss relevant health and safety issues. Have a final meeting to go over key information. Any Questions?