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We are organising a visit for approximately sixty Y7 students to Bradgate Park to visit the current excavations being conducted by the University of Leicester.
The visit will take place during the morning of Weds 13 June, departing at 09:00 and returning about 13:00. Due to the early start before lunchtime we would ask that students bring a packed lunch with them.
The Field School is the fourth year of a five-year excavation by students at the university and our students will:
The number of places available on this trip is limited so, initially, if you would like your son/daughter to take part please complete the REPLY SLIP and return to Mr Norman as soon as possible (or email your child's interest to Mr Norman. Should the trip be over-subscribed, we will write to parents with an explanation of the selection criteria, which will be applied consistently and fairly to all interested students.
The cost of the trip is £8.50 and once you have been advised your child has secured a place, payment will need to be made by Friday 18 May 2018 via ParentPay (if we do not receive enough voluntary contributions to cover the cost of this trip, the trip may not be able to go ahead). Arrangements may be available to support parents/families who are eligible for financial support. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this further.
Students are to wear school uniform, a good coat and comfortable shoes for the walking involved through the park.
Kevin Norman - history teacher and trip leader
Marianne Clements - educational visits coordinator