Years 5 and 6 - Heatree Residential
9th June 2023
Monday, 5th June
8.45am Children to arrive in the hall with luggage.
Parents to leave after registration and children to go to classroom.
10am Coaches to depart Orchard Vale
Friday, 9th June
1pm Group to leave Heatree and return to Orchard Vale
2.30pm Anticipated arrival back at Orchard Vale
Our location on Dartmoor means that the weather can be unpredictable and change quickly.
Whether you are taking part in an activity session or not, we recommend you bring the following
CHILDREN SHOULD TRAVEL IN:
Outdoor clothing (suitable for the afternoon activities of climbing and archery),
Footwear (trainers) and waterproofs.
Put some spare clothes/shoes in their ruck sacks to change into if they get wet.
(Our first activity is after lunch on the first day and we will not have access to our bags until 3.45 pm)
A packed lunch is required for first day
In addition to regular clothing please bring at least two changes of outdoor clothing, some of which you do not mind getting wet, including:
Warm tops eg fleece, jumpers, sweaters
Suitable outdoor trouser (long) - not jeans
A waterproof coat and trousers
A full set of clothing for non-activity wear at meal times / evenings
A hat for sunny weather or warm hat, gloves, scarf for cold weather
An old pair of trainer for wet and muddy activities
A second pair of trainers or walking shoes/boots.
Slippers or other indoor shoes.
Water/Beach shoes are NOT APPROPRIATE footwear for activities
Sleeping bag* OR single duvet cover (pillows, single duvets and bedsheets are provided) (*recommended)
A day bag/small rucksack to carry packed lunches in.
Lunch box and drinks bottle for packed lunches – use this to bring your own lunch on the first day
A large shower towel & toiletries
Plastic bag for dirty washing.
Medication – e.g. asthma inhaler/epi-pens/other medication required to be handed to the office before the residential
Sun screen and bug repellent
£5 (maximum) pocket money can be spent at the gift shop.
PLEASE DO NOT BRING RADIOS, MUSIC PLAYERS, MOBILE PHONES, GAMES CONSOLES ETC
FOOD IS NOT ALLOWED IN THE DORMITORIES