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Summer 2019 Weekends Programme

Dear Students and Parents, In addition to the wide variety of boarding trips and activities that take place through the Houses each weekend, we are pleased to offer an extensive range of creative and cultural events designed to complement your classroom experience with some wider educational and social opportunities. A number of the events have a cost element taking into account, where applicable, the price of an entry ticket or fee, transport, and a packed meal. As a matter of course, we advise your parents/guardians of any trip or activity that costs £8 and over. These require their approval beforehand. Once your parents’/guardians’ approval has been given, you committed to the trip or activity and you the cost will normally still have to be paid, even if you decide you do not wish to go. Places on many of the trips are limited so ask your parents to submit the WuFoo form as soon as possible to ensure the best chance of securing a place for you. If you have any questions regarding the programme please email us on weekends@ Kind regards, Ms H Boobis, Assistant Head: Co-Curricular and Scholarships


Arsenal vs BH Ladies Football

4th–5th May OPEN DAY


18th-19th May

Thorpe Park


8th-9th June 15th -16th June 22nd-23rd June 30th June




11th-12th May 25th May–2nd June


Westfield Shopping in White City


School Half Term Holiday Powerboating


Exeat Hever Castle Home Front Event

School Summer Holiday


Arsenal vs Brighton and Hove Ladies Football Sunday 28th April Time: 12:30–17:30 Cost: £20 Where: Broadfield Stadium, Crawley

Come and watch two teams at the very top of their game battle it out on the football field. This is a match not to be missed, so don your reds or blues and shout for victory: Seagulls or Gunners? You will be there to find out!


Westfield Shopping in White City Sunday 12th May Time: 9:00-17:00 Cost: £25 Where: Westfield Shopping Centre


Westfield is a wonderland of luxury and high street brands, restaurants, beauty services, and entertainment. Come along and explore the variety on offer: maybe you’ll buy some treats or gifts to help keep you and your friends motivated with revision; maybe you’ll get your hair or nails done (French polish, of course); maybe you’ll have a delicious meal with friends.

Thorpe Park Saturday 18th May Time: 8:30–17:30 Cost: £40 (£25 with Merlin Pass) Where: Thorpe Park, Chertsey

Home to over 30 thrilling rides, attractions & live events. THORPE PARK Resort is the ultimate destination for thrill seekers featuring some of the UK’s most popular roller coasters. Reach new heights with Stealth the UK’s fastest roller coaster launching riders to 205ft at 80mph in just 2.5 seconds. Take flight on THE SWARM the UK’s only winged coaster, or face one of Jigsaw’s most twisted traps with SAW - The Ride, the world’s first horror themed roller coaster featuring a 100ft “beyond-vertical” drop. This is a wonderful way to celebrate the end of exams, or to take a break from revision!


Powerboating Sunday 9th June Time: 12:30-15:30 Cost: ÂŁ25 Where: Brighton Marina


Whether you are a thrill seeker, or just want to get a bit more closely acquainted with the sea, this is your chance to enjoy an exhilarating powerboat ride that will take you along the seafront to the west pier and back again. Waterproofs will be provided, but make sure you bring your sense of adventure! It will also be possible to purchase lunch

Hever Castle Home Front Event Sunday 23rd June Time: 9:00–18:00 Cost: £20 Where: Hever Castle, Edenbridge

Hever Castle is a popular local venue. It has beautiful grounds, including a water maze, as well as having been the former residence of the Boleyn family. This weekend, Hever hosts its home front event where, in addition to the usual sights to be seen, a range of activities and performances relating to the Second World War will be taking place. These include demonstrations, a real spitfire plane and a tea dance!

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Weekends Programme - Summer 19  

Weekends Programme - Summer 19