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Ski Trip
Itinerary - Travel
Friday 13th March
12:15: Meet at Hinckley Rugby Club
13.00: Leave from Hinckley Rugby Club.
16:00: Arrive at services approx 3 hours
Approx. 17:00 – 18:00: Arrive at Dover.
19:15: Depart from Dover by Ferry.
Saturday 14th March
7:00: Breakfast stop.
Approx. 12:00: Arrive at the resort
Thursday 19th
Approx. 19:00: Depart from Austria.
Friday 20th
Approx. 10:00: Arrive at Calais (French Time).
14:30 – 17:30: Return to Hinckley Rugby Club - pupils will contact parents with ETA
We will ask the students to phone from a service station stop on the way home to give an estimated
time of arrival. It will also be posted on parentmail. Please ensure someone is available to take the
phone call from 13:00 onwards. Pupils will need a contact number.
What Else You Will Need (for the journey)
 Hand Luggage on the Coach (in a rucksack which will fit by
your feet or overhead).
 Water, (bottle (330ml to fit in pocket - can be refilled and used
throughout the week)
 Snacks, sweets, etc. for the journey – NO GUM OR FIZZY DRINKS.
 Money for service station/ ferry or packed lunch.
 Face wipes – toothbrush and paste (in a wash bag).
 Pillow and fleece blanket.
 Book/ magazine/ cards/ entertainment.
You will also need:
 Warm coat
 Hat
 Gloves
 An appropriate trainers for wet/ snowy conditions.
 A watch (essential)
Ski Hire & Clothing Requirements
 Ski Clothing/ Items
 Hat, gloves, goggles, ski socks, sunglasses, face/lip sun screen
protection (at least factor 30), leggings/thermal underwear (top
and bottom), refillable bottle.
 Hiring your clothes.
 Ski hoodie – to be worn for travelling - not skiing!
This will be given to pupils during the week before departure.
 Pupils will require a packed meal and/or £ sterling to
purchase a meal en route (services/ferry).
 Any extra money you wish to give your child is your
child's responsibility. Pupils do visit the local village
shops where there is an opportunity to shop if they wish.
 PLEASE BE AWARE – Last year, one pupil spent
45euros on Kinder Eggs!
 Spending money which we have collected in will be
given to pupils at set intervals.
 Unless required for the journey, all medicines including
hayfever tablets need to be handed in Wednesday
morning 11th March before we leave to Mrs Wright/ Mrs
Wheatcroft at Reception from 8am – 9:40am.
 Please see Mrs Wright before departure on the day of
departure if your child is carrying any medication for the
 Please ensure your child has taken any necessary travel
medication as directed before travelling.
 If your child uses inhalers they will also need to carry
these at all times.
Kit List
 Ski Clothing (as mentioned)
 Hat, gloves, goggles, ski socks, sunglasses, face/lip sun screen
protection (at least factor 30) aftersun cream, leggings/thermal
underwear, refillable bottle.
 Casual Clothing (for evenings - black bag for dirty
 Toilet Bag
 Towel
(for hotel and swimming)
 Swimwear
(suitable for a flume)
 Footwear (for snowy conditions to and from lifts/
evening footwear)
 Socks
(4/5 pairs of ski socks – ‘tube’ variety
without a seam, NO football socks!)
 Underwear and nightwear.
 Watch
 European Plug Adapter
Personal First Aid Kit
 It is useful if children have a small first aid kit which
contains: Plasters, crepe bandage, throat lozenges etc. The air on
the mountains can be quite dry and children are liable to
get a sore throat.
 Holdall (wheeled if possible)
 Rucksack/Backpack for coach
 Pupils will be given labels that they will need to attach to
each piece of luggage.
…And What You Won’t Need.
 Expensive personal items – there will be nowhere to
store them and you may not be insured.
 Items which are Wi-Fi enabled and/or can take
photos/videos will be collected in by Hastings Staff on
arrival and will be given to pupils on Saturday, Monday &
Wednesday if they so wish (usually after dinner in the
hotel) and then returned to staff.
 Mobile phones.
 iPads.
 iPods.
 Cameras.
 Chargers for Devices
 Could you please supply a USB charger for any device as
the availability of plug sockets is limited.
Youth Sport Hotel
Ennstalerhof in Altenmarkt
 Groups of approx. 10-12 before we leave.
 Designated group leader, responsible for counting you in
and out – administrative purposes only.
 These groups will be different to your skiing groups
which are based on ability!
 Hotel Rooms – Pupils will be given their rooms on
arrival. We will make sure they are with at least one of
their chosen friends.
On The Slopes
Who’s the Daddy?
Your instructor is in charge. They are all qualified professionals who have
spent many years teaching children and adults how to ski.
Groups may change daily.
Instructors will place you in your ski groups based on your ability, which is
subject to change daily depending on how you perform on the slopes.
You WILL probably ache….
You will be using muscles you’ve never used before and you are likely to
ache after the first day – this is normal. Taking part is NOT optional unless you
are either ill or injured!
A typical day…….
 7am Rise and Shine?
 7.30 am Breakfast
 8.30 am Collect skis and boots from Hotel storage
 8.45 am Depart for the slopes
 9.30 am Meet instructor
 10am – 12 pm Ski/Board
 12pm Lunch
 1pm – 3pm Ski/Board
 3.30pm Return to Hotel to wash and change. Possibly go into village
before dinner.
 6 pm Dinner
 7.30pm Evening Activities
All times approximate and subject to change
Itinerary - Activities
 Evening activities could include any of the following:
 Ice Skating
 Swimming/Flumes/Spa
 Snow Tubing
 Karaoke
 Quiz Night
 Pool/ Snooker
 Pizza Evening
 Disco Night
 Shopping
 Rap Night
 Indoor Climbing
 There will be time when it is appropriate for our pupils to
be unaccompanied.
 This will only involve browsing or shopping in the local
villages in groups of no less than 3.
 At all times pupils will be given clear instructions as to
where they may go, what they must do and where and
when they must return to an appropriate point.
 They will also be told where they must NOT go under
any circumstances.
 At all times the pupils will be aware of where their
teacher or group leader is.
What if I get it wrong??
 Pupils who fail to follow rules or instructions of Hastings
staff or instructors on the mountain may be withdrawn
from ski or après activities.
 PLEASE NOTE: Behaviour that severely compromises
the Health and Safety of any person, adult or pupil could
result in that pupil being sent home. Parents will then
be required to collect their child from resort. This will
the decision of the trip leaders in consultation with the
head teacher.
Contact Details
 Hastings High School 01455 239414
 Mrs A. Roberts
07470 268310
This is the emergency ski trip number, if the issue is not an
emergency please contact the school and they will contact the
 Hotel details -
Jugendhotel Ennstalerhof
 Address: Lackengasse 33, 5541 Altenmarkt im Pongau,
 Please do not contact the hotel directly
 Alpendorf
 Wagrain
 Flachau

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