PGL Dalguise Activities Week 2012 Parent Information Evening

PGL Dalguise
Activities Week 2012
Parent Information Evening
The Agenda For Tonight
 Itinerary – Drop off and Pick up times.
 What to take to Dalguise – Kit List
 The Blog Project
 Medication / Diet
 Rooming and Spending Money.
The Plan For Monday 28th May
 Students should be at school for 8.30am on the
Monday as we intend to leave for Dalguise at 9am.
 Lunch will be provided when we arrive at Dalguise at
12 noon.
We’ll make a bathroom stop
on the way up at the service
station before the Forth
Road Bridge.
Coming Home On The Friday
Students will get their breakfast at
Dalguise on the Friday morning.
We aim to be back
at Dunbar Grammar
School at 12.30 on
the Friday.
Activity Groups
 Students will be divided into activity groups with 12
in each group.
 Each group will be accompanied by a member of the
school staff at all times on activities.
 Activities will be led by the Centre's trained
instructors at all times.
2-6 students per bedroom
The Stables
In PSE students will be
asked to nominate
people they’d like to be
in a dorm with.
The Lodges
Dalguise Kit List
Item Of Kit
Description of What to Bring
Pyjama top and bottoms for sleeping in
Enough for 5 days – pack a few spares in case you get wet.
2 or more Jumpers
3-4 T Shirts
3-4 Pairs of Old
2 Pairs of Shorts
2 pairs of trainers
1 pair of indoor shoes
Waterproof Jacket
Baseball Cap/ Hat
1 set of disco clothes
Wash Bag
2 Towels
Plastic Water Bottle
Small Bag/Rucksack
Insect Repellent
Pocket Money
Disposable Camera
Over ankle length.
Sweatshirts or fleeces are good.
Vest tops are not recommended.
Tracksuit bottoms, cargo trousers or cotton jogging bottoms are good.
Jeans are not suitable.
No denim shorts.
One for wet activities, one for dry activities.
Slippers or trainers to be worn indoors.
May be needed if the weather is wet.
Woolly hats or caps are fine.
Something nice to wear for the disco on the last night.
Soap, shampoo, toothbrush, roll on deodorant etc
Towels should be large.
To keep students hydrated.
Something small keep your water bottle / sunscreen in.
Essential SPF 30+
Lots of midges up at Dalguise.
Approximately £10, there is a souvenir/sweet shop.
A camera to take photographs. Staff will also take photographs which can
be copied to pupils.
Sleeping Bag and Pillow A basic sleeping bag – students will be sleeping in dorms at all times.
Medication should be labelled with the students name, instructions and the
dose they’ve to take.
Electrical Equipment, Phones and Money
 Students are not to take any valuables or mobile
phones to Dalguise.
 Staff will have phones where students can contact home
if they need to.
 Pocket money should be kept to a minimum.
Approximately £10 for the week.
All medical conditions and dietary requirements must be
filled out on the PC1 form.
Put it in a clear
plastic bag with the
student’s name and
Label medication
with the student’s
name and dose
Blog Project
 To keep everyone updated on the groups
progress during activities week.
 The student’s will write the blog as part of an
evening activity and post photos on the school
 If you don’t want photographs of
your child on the school website
please write this on the PC1
Final Payments
Full Cost Payment Plan
Parents with children attending other
DGS trips during activities week.
Cost (£)
Cost (£)
27th Oct
Deposit £75
27th Oct
24th Nov
24th Nov
26th Jan
26th Jan
23rd Feb
23rd Feb
29th March
29th March
Please speak to Mr Simpson if you need to discuss
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