8th May, 2015


Dear Parents


On Wednesday 3rd June, Year 1 will be visiting Beningbrough Hall as part of their history topic on Houses and Homes. They will be travelling by coach (M & D Travel) leaving school at 8.40am and returning in time for the end of school. Please ensure your child is in school for 8.30am.


The programme for the day has been designed to cover the following key areas of learning:


  1. What were homes like a long time ago?
  2. What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain?
  3. How are our toys different from those in the past?


We should like the children to dress appropriately for the historical period:          


   Boys (optional ideas)                                                                  Girl (optional ideas)            

             Shirt                                                                                                                 Long skirt

Short trousers with long socks                                                             Blouse

or long trousers tucked into socks                                            Pinafore/apron

               Waistcoat                                                                                                        Shawl

               Neck ties                                                                                              Mop cap

                 Flat cap                                                                                         Dark shoes

             Dark shoes

                                                                   No Denim or Trainers

Pupils are expected to demonstrate excellent behaviour at all times and to follow instructions given both by the accompanying adults and staff at Beningbrough Hall. Pupils are covered under the School’s insurance policy. A full risk assessment has been undertaken by the group leaders. A qualified first aider will be accompanying the trip. Miss Warnock & Mrs Kitching will lead the trip and will be accompanied by three other adults.

The cost of the trip including entrance and activities is £12 and will be added to the school fees. A packed lunch will be provided by School. The children should bring a small bottle of water and a piece of fruit / biscuit for their morning snack.

Please ensure that you have notified school of any changes to your contact numbers and any new medical conditions for your child and ensure any inhalers/medications are given to your child’s teacher to take on the trip.

We endeavour to take photographs on as many School trips as possible, please visit our website, Facebook and twitter pages to see a selection of photographs.


Yours sincerely

Miss N Warnock


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