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Year 10 College Visits

Dates: Thur 21st June - Fri 22nd June

About the Trip

We are delighted to be able to provide an exciting trip to potential colleges for your son’s/daughter’s post 16 education. We will be visiting Truro/Penwith and Falmouth colleges and have been able to secure exciting taster workshops that they can sign up for. The visits aim to show our students the fantastic facilities available and to also meet staff and students. The trip will be accompanied by the Year 10 Tutor Team - Miss Pearce and Mr Hodgin.

Costs and Payment

The Local Education Authority are covering the majority of the costs, but we do need to ask for a £50 parental contribution that contributes to the travel arrangements. We would also ask that you provide your son/daughter with some money for food for their evening meal; please see kit list.

 

We would ask for the £50 contribution by Friday 25th May.

Consent Form

Please can you also complete the consent form (below) and provide us with the required information? We need this returned to school by Wednesday 16th May.

Itinerary

 

Thursday 21st June

 

Flight @ 8.55am, meet at airport - 7.55am

 

Duchy College, Rosewarne

9.45 - 10am   Tractor Trailer Tour of the campus with a visit to the Animal Husbandry Centre
10:15 - 10:30  Travel to Cornwall College Camborne

 

Cornwall College Camborne

10:30 – 10:45     Informal welcome talk at Camborne in Café Metro (with refreshments)
10:45 – 11:45     Practical activity in Engineering, Brunel Building
11:45 – 12:30     Quick tour of Camborne campus
12:30 – 12:50    Travel to Stithians Lake

 

Falmouth Marine School, Stithians Lake

12:50 – 13:30    Lunch at Stithians Lake
13:30 – 14:00    Watersports tour and talk
14:00 – 14:30     Travel to Falmouth Marine School, Falmouth

 

Falmouth Marine School

14:30 – 15:00     Marine Engineering tour and talk with outboard engine demonstration
15:00 – 15:30     Marine Biology tour and talk with fish feeding demonstration
15:30 – 15:45     Travel to Ponshardon Boat Yard

 

Falmouth Marine School, Ponshardon Boat Yard

15:45 – 16:15     Tour and Talk, Ponshardon

16:15      Return to MBA

 

Friday 22nd June


Truro College

09.15 Tour of the Campus from Cheryl Mewton
10.30 Travel to Penwith

 

Penwith

11.15 Personal Itineraries & Tour of the Site
12.00 Lunch with MBA Students 
12.30 Chosen Taster Session 
Group Meeting
2.00 Depart 

 

Flight @ 4.00pm, arrive back at 4.20pm

Kit List

 

  • Home clothes for travel on Thursday and Friday
  • Approximately £20-£30 for suppers, snacks and drinks
  • Sleeping bags for the night at MBA
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Toiletries bag, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap and towel
  • Nightwear & Underwear 
  • Mobile phones may be brought at students’ own risk
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