November 2017 – Launch of our community WW1 legacy project

A few years ago we held a really successful WW1 day in school.  This Friday, on 10th November 2017 we will be launching a special legacy project across the school as we enter the final year of the WW1 centenary.  On Friday 10th the whole school will pause for two minutes silence and again, we…

NEW PHOTOS PAGE

There are new photos of the June Battlefields Trip on the HOME page of the blog.  Email me your photos on my school email and I will upload them Thanks Mrs R x

An amazing day…

An amazing day at the Somme, we travelled to the Somme region this morning and experienced the battlefields. We started at Sheffield Memorial Park which was a very wet walk up no mans land to the remaining front line trenches.  We looked at the cemeteries and listened to some war poetry. After this we travelled to…

Arrived safe and well

Arrived safe and sound after a long journey.  Off to the somme Valley in the morning

Itinerary of the Tour 20th June – 22nd June

COACH PICK-UP – 7:00am Winstanley Community College.  Please be at school between 6:30 am and 6:45am so that we can leave school at 7:00am. Monday, 20 June, 2016 16:00 IN FLANDERS FIELDS MUSEUM You are plunged into the Great War with original films of the completely destroyed city and the battlefields around it. 17:00 BOARD YOUR…

Hoodies

Please see me asap to make to let me know what size hoodie you want for the trip! There will be a TICK LIST stuck up on the inside of the door to the HOY office – please tick the size you want.

Friday Lunch

Don’t forget to meet in H4 to start projects

Key Documentation for Parents

At the time of departure, parents and guardians will be given EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS for the duration of the trip In the meantime, as we are travelling with EQUITY SCHOOL TRAVEL please feel free to look at the following links from their website.  These discuss arrangements for emergency cover insurance, emergency contacts and other relevant information….

Itinerary of Trip

MONDAY 20th June 2016. Arrive at Winstanley Community College to meet the bus.  Please aim to be at school by 6:40 as the bus will be leaving at 7am Travel to Euro-Tunnel and travel into mainland  Europe Arrive in Ypres, Belgium for lunch (PLEASE BRING A PACKED LUNCH FOR THIS DAY) Visit to Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres…

What to take on the trip and other information…

KEY TOUR INFORMATION – PARENTS and GUARDIANS Q: What are the accommodation arrangements? A: Boys and girls sleep in bunk beds in separate dorms in warm, comfortable dorms/hotel rooms of between 2 and 8. Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided. Some rooms are en-suite but there are always separate toilet and shower facilities for girls…