Presentation on theme: "FORM 3 FIELD TRIP TO PARATY, RJ TUESDAY 14 - FRIDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2014."— Presentation transcript:
FORM 3 FIELD TRIP TO PARATY, RJ TUESDAY 14 - FRIDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2014
WHY DO WE TAKE PUPILS TO PARATY? This is a cross-curricular trip organised by three departments: Geography, English and Brazilian Studies. Pupils will be looking at specific topics related to each of these subjects, as well as some of the links between them: 1. To study how tourism can affect environments and people; 2. To study coastal landforms and processes; 3. To develop pupils’ research and writing skills; 4. To learn about Brazilian history; 5. To develop data collection and teamwork skills.
WHICH STAFF ARE GOING? Mr Adam Norton – Head of Geography Ms. Hellen de Lima – Head of Form 3 Mrs Celia Leu – Teacher of Geography Mrs Danielle Phipps – Head of English Mr Nicholas Jones – English Dept. Sra. Alda Giorno – Geografia Sr. Bruno Lanfranci – Geografia Mr Thiago Lacerda and monitors from Chão Nosso plus a nurse
Arrangements for the first day of the trip – Tuesday 14 th October: We will be leaving school at 0700, so please ensure you arrive at school in good time; There will be two buses parked outside school, one for boys and one for girls. Go straight to your respective bus, take your bag to the luggage hold and then register with the teacher at the door of the bus, before getting on it; Please don´t go into school – once you´re on the bus, stay on it; On the bus, seatbelts are to be worn at all times and no externally audible music or games – headphones only please; We will be stopping for a very good lunch at about 1130, so no food needs to be brought onto the bus please.
TUESDAY 14 October 2014 WEDNESDAY 15 October 2014 THURSDAY 16 October 2014 FRIDAY 17 October 2014 Leave St. Paul´s at 0700 PROMPTWake Up 07:30/ Breakfast 08:00 Journey duration: 5 hours Stop for lunch at Fazenda Comadre 9-12 noon morning activities Group A – Geografia: Paraty bay cruise Group B – Geography: Tourism in Paraty Group C – English: Gold Trail 9-12 noon morning activities Group B – Geografia: Paraty bay cruise Group C – Geography: tourism in Paraty Group A – English: Gold Trail 9 am check out All bags in front of the buses before breakfast Leaving Paraty at 10am for São Paulo Journey time: 5hours Arrive in Paraty: - boys visit 1) the Fort 2) Cathedral and Arts Centre - girls visit 1) the Cathedral and Arts Centre 2) the Fort 12.30 - Lunch Group A – Lunch on island Group B – Lunch at Thai Brasil Group C – Lunch at Margardia Cafe 12.30 - Lunch Group A – Lunch at Margarida Cafe Group B – Lunch on island Group C – Lunch at Punto Divino Lunch at Fazenda Comadre 5pm onwards: check into pousada and unpack 2-5pm - Afternoon Activities Group A – Geography: Tourism in Paraty Group B – English: Gold Trail Group C – Geografia: Paraty bay cruise 2-5pm – Afternoon Activities Return to pousada for follow-up sessions and packing/tidying rooms E.T.A. at St. Paul´s School 4.30 pm 7pm - Dinner Group A – Dinner at Thai Brasil Group B – Dinner at Punto Divino Group C – Dinner at Margarida Cafe 7pm - Dinner Group A – Dinner at Thai Brasil Group B – Dinner at Punto Divino Group C – Dinner on island 7pm - Dinner at Pizzeria (Margarida Café) all groups 8:30 pm - 10pm - All groups – briefing meeting in the Pousada. 8:30 pm - 10pm - All groups - follow-up work in the Pousada. 8:30pm - Cirandeiros folk music -all groups Rooms 10pm/Lights Out 11pm
WHAT SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES DO PUPILS DO IN PARATY? Pupils will take part in a carousel of activities: 1. Visit the Historic Centre and complete a study of how tourism has affected Paraty, its people, economy and environment (Geography); 2. Studying coastal landforms and processes on a boat trip around Paraty Bay (Geografia); 3. A walking tour of the Caminho do Ouro to learn about the region’s history (Historia); 4. Completing a piece of informative and persuasive writing (English).
WHERE DO WE STAY? OTHON POUSADA VILLA DEL SOL Rua da Floresta, 301 - Parque Imperial - Paraty - RJ OTHON POUSADA VILLA DEL SOL Rua da Floresta, 301 - Parque Imperial - Paraty - RJ www.villadelsol.com.br www.villadelsol.com.br Tel 24-3371 1343
RULES, REGULATIONS AND TIMINGS When on the bus, seatbelts must be worn at all times; Normal School Rules apply; Pupils are not allowed to enter each others’ rooms. No leaving of rooms after lights out; Pupils must carefully follow all instructions given by Teachers and Monitors at all times; Pupils are responsible for looking after their own possessions; No externally audible music to be played. No speakers - headphones only please; No laptops or video game consoles please. Departure: 0700 on Tuesday 14th October Return around 1630 on Friday 17th October
WHAT SHOULD PUPILS BRING? Please see detailed kit list included with letter to parents Appropriate clothing for both wet/cold weather and warm/sunny conditions, including a waterproof jacket; - Casual change of clothes for evening activities/meals in the hotel and in Paraty; - Personal toiletries, including insect repellent and sun screen; - Sports wear including running shoes; - Swim wear, towel, sun hat and sun shades; - Water bottle, small rucksack /backpack; - Pens and pencils; - A small amount of spending money, in the region of R$100.00 – all money is the full responsibility of the pupil; - Camera; -MP3 player/tablet and headphones for the journey. -NO LAPTOPS, NO VIDEO GAMES PLEASE