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Clothes and Footwear


  • Long-sleeved t-shirts and trousers  - these are required for most activities (so pack plenty) - old clothes are recommended
  • For water sports – lightweight trousers or shorts to the knee, a t-shirt (not vest), swimsuit and old trainers
  • Two warm jumpers/sweatshirts
  • For Nightline - old clothes which may get muddy
  • Enough socks and underwear to last for 4 days
  • Trainers
  • Pyjamas and slippers (plus a light dressing gown)
  • A waterproof jacket
  • A hat


Essential Items


  • Two towels (no towels are provided)
  • One small case or holdall to fit everything in
  • Toiletries - including toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, roll-on deodorant (no aerosols)
  • Hair tie for long hair (if appropriate)
  • Sun cream and sun glasses
  • A named water bottle - children have access to water all day. In exceptional circumstances, your child may bring a small Robinsons Squash’d (or equivalent) to flavour the water  
  • Two large plastic bags for dirty washing


Other items


  • A watch (children will not be allowed to wear it for any activity)
  • A quiet game that the children can play in their room e.g. travel chess, cards
  • Pocket money – up to £6 for small presents / souvenirs etc. Children won’t be able to buy sweets or drinks; they will be responsible for their own money. 






  • Medication must be given to Miss Shewring (Green Group- 6B, 6H and 10 children from 6G) or Mrs Kipp (Blue Group – 6A, 6D and 8 children from 6G) on the day of departure. Anyone with asthma must have two inhalers for the trip (inhalers kept in school can be taken home at the end of school on Friday the 10th June). All medication must be clearly labelled with your child’s name and the dosage and be in its original packaging. Please do not cut into a strip of tablets – the whole strip must be intact. Medical forms need to be completed for both prescription and non-prescription medicines. 


    For the Journey


    • Packed lunch and drinks in a disposable bag 
    • A pen and pencil
    • Quiet activities or games (reading books, puzzle books, travel chess etc)
    • Please ensure your child takes any travel sickness pills before leaving school




    What not to take


    • Jewellery
    • Make-up
    • Sprays e.g., deodorants, perfumes etc
    • Any electronic device
    • Mobile phone
    • Camera 



    Additional Information


    Children should:

    •  Avoid loose clothing.
    •  Have extra warm clothing & waterproofs for cold & wet weather conditions
    •  Remove all watches and earrings during activities
    •  Remove any hard and sharp objects from pockets during activities
    •  Tie long hair back – children should have a hairbrush & accessories


    All Personal Protective Equipment for activities will be provided by Kingswood.