PONTARDDULAIS COMPREHENSIVE END OF TERM SUMMER ACTIVITIES 2023

Below you can find a number of proposed activities pupils can attend at the end of term. All trips will be available to pay for in full on our online payment system SQUID from 7.00 am on Monday 27th February.

London Drama Adventure

For those serious about expressive arts this is the trip for you, West End musical, behind the scenes tour, workshops and even a bit of retail therapy.

Itinerary:

Wednesday 19th July

Leaving school at lunchtime, we will travel by executive coach, arriving in central London in time for a pre show meal in Leicester Square.

After that we have tickets to see the popular West End Musical Back To The Future

From there we will go back to the Premier Inn near Wembley to stay the night

Thursday 20th July

After breakfast in the hotel you will take part in a theatre workshop with the cast of a West End show. At the famous Pineapple Studios.

Finally you will have some free time to explore Covent Garden and grab some lunch before jumping back on the coach and heading back to school.
We aim to arrive back in school at 7.00 pm.

Total Price—£286

Places available—43

Price includes executive coach, accommodation, evening pre show meal & breakfast, theatre ticket and entrance to workshop.

Price does not include lunch in Covent Garden and any refreshments in the services

London Sightseeing Adventure

Spend two days taking in the sights and sounds of London town, we will cram in as much of the capital as we can and be proper tourists.

Itinerary:

Wednesday 19th July

Leaving school at 7.00 am we will make our way up to Central London by Lunchtime. After a Mcdonalds stop we will hop on board a river boat cruise down the Thames taking in all the sights. From there we will go onto the iconic London Eye for a birds eye view of the capital.

Next we will walk past Big Ben and Downing Street then onto Buckingham Palace for photos. Our coach will then take you back to the Premier Inn at Hammersmith. After an evening meal in the Beefeater restaurant attached to the hotel it will be time for a good nights sleep.

Thursday 20th July

After an English breakfast we will be up and out by 8.45 am and onto Madame Toussards for a morning with the wax works.
For lunch we will be dropped at a restaurant in Leicester Square.
Our final stop in London will be to see the brand new Wizard of Oz musical in the Palladium theatre.
After that we will jump on the bus to get back to school around 9.00 pm.

Total Price—£195

Places available—48

Price includes executive coach, bed, breakfast and evening meal, pre show meal, tickets for all excursions, theatre ticket.

Price does not include Mcdonalds meal in central London, refreshments at the services

Thorpe Park Adventure

Take a trip to one of the largest theme parks in the UK boasting 7 roller coasters such as Saw, Nemesis the Swarm and Stealth. Also 5 water rides plus loads more attractions. There will be loads to keep thrill seekers happy and leave your stomach churning.

Itinerary:

Wednesday 19th July: Leaving school at 2.00 pm, we will travel by executive coach to the Premier Inn Heathrow where we will spend the night. Our 2 course evening meal will be provided at the Beefeater restaurant attached to the hotel, after that it’s time for an early night.

Thursday 20th July: After a full English breakfast we will leave our hotel at 9 am for the short drive toThorpe Park. After a day in the park we will leave at 5.00 pm.for our journey home, arriving back in school at 9.30 pm.

Total Price—£126 Places available—48

Price includes executive coach, accommodation, 2 course evening meal inc drink & breakfast, entry to park
Price does not include food or drink in the park or at the services.

Alton Towers Adventure

Take a trip to the largest theme park in the UK spanning 550 acres of land and boasts over 40 rides and attractions, all this makes Alton Towers one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK.

Itinerary:

Wednesday 19th July: Leaving school at 1.15 pm, we will travel by executive coach to the Premier Inn Stafford, arriving by tea time. A 2 course evening meal will be provided at the Beefeater restaurant attached to the hotel then it’s time for an early night.

Thursday 20th July – After a full English breakfast we will leave our hotel at 9 am for Alton Towers. After a day in the park we will leave at 5.00 pm.for our journey home, arriving back in school at 9.30 pm.

Total Price—£120 Places available—48

Price includes executive coach, accommodation, 2 course evening meal inc drink & breakfast, entry to park.
Price does not include food or drink in the park or at the services.

Harry Potter Studio Tour

A must for all you Harry Potter Nerds, spend the day at Warner Brothers Studios just outside Watford, home to all things Harry Potter.

Itinerary:

Thursday 20th July – Leave school at 7.00 am and travel be executive coach to Warner Brothers Studios with a services stop on the way. Once there you will have plenty of time to immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter, looking at the different sets, characters and costumes. After the tour we will head to McDonalds before the journey home. We should arrive back to school at 8.00 pm

Total Price—£60

Places available—44

Price includes executive coach & Entrance to Warner Brothers Studios
Price does not include food or drink in the services & McDonalds.

Cadbury World Tour

A Chance to head to the home of Cadbury in Birmingham and see how chocolate is made, take part in chocolate workshops, plus lots more including lots of free samples

Itinerary:

Thursday 20th July – Leave school at 7.00 am and travel by executive coach to Cadbury World including a services stop on the way. When you arrive you will start your tour which should last around 3 hours. After that we will have a quick McDonalds stop before heading home. We should arrive back in school at 8.00 pm

Total Price—£40

Places available—44

Price includes executive coach & Entry to Cadbury World
Price does not include food or drink in the services, Cadburys World (Apart from samples) or McDonalds

McArthur Glen Swindon Shopping Trip

This one is for all those shopaholics, the Designer Outlet in Swindon dwarfs McArthur Glen in Bridgend with over 90 shops all with discounted prices. Spend your day in and out of the shops and grabbing some lunch in the many restaurants on offer.

Itinerary:

Thursday 20th July – Leave school at 7.00 am and travel be executive coach to the Designer Outlet in Swindon. Once there you can start with a drink or just dive straight into the shops.We will meet back up at 4.00 pm to head home. We should arrive back in school at 7.00 pm.

Total Price—£22 Places available—44

Price includes executive coach travel. Price does not include food or drink in the outlet.

West Midlands Safari Park

Voted the best attraction in the Midlands, they have Tigers, Lions, Penguins, Giraffes and even Meerkats for you to compare. Not only that but they have loads of rides including roller coasters and white water rapids.

Itinerary:

Thursday 20th July – Leave school at 7.00 am and travel by executive coach to the Safari Park. Once there we will have a safari around the park and then have a chance to go on the many rides available.

We will leave the park at 5.00 pm and aim to arrive back in school at 8.00 pm

Total Price—£42 Places available—44

Price includes executive coach & entry to West Midlands Safari Park.
Price does not include and food or drink in the park or services.

TRIPS BACK IN TIME FOR THE BUSES

Heatherton

Spend the day at Heatherton world of adventures, with lots of activities ranging from Archery, Go Karts, bumper boats and much more.

The trip will leave school at 9.00 am and return by 3.00 pm

Total Price— £26.00

Price includes Bus travel and Ticket.

Paintballing

A chance for you to spend the day running around in a forest engaging in warfare! Arrive at Heatherton and get taken into the woods for 6 games of paintballing and lots of bruises.

Total Price— £33.00

Price includes Bus travel, 6 games of paintballing and 200 paintballs.

Places available—44

Cinema & Denny’s

Take a trip to the Odeon in Parc Tawe to see a current film. After the film we will go into Dennys for a two course lunch.

The trip will leave school at 9.00 am and return by 3.00 pm

Total Price— £18.00

Price includes Bus travel, cinema ticket and 2 course lunch in Denny’s

Ten Pin & Denny’s

Enjoy two games of ten pin bowling at Parc Tawe. After all that competition we will go into Denny’s for a two course lunch.

The trip will leave school at 9.00 am and return by 3.00 pm

Total Price— £17.00

Price includes Bus travel, 2 games of bowling and 2 course lunch in Denny’s

Perriswood Activity Day

Spend the day down the Gower in Perriswood overlooking Oxwich. The day will consist of Archery, Rifle Shooting, team building exercises and they will even throw in a birds of prey show for you.

The trip will leave school at 9.00 am and return by 3.00 pm

Total Price— £27.00

Price includes Bus travel and all activities

Places available—44

Limitless & Denny’s

Enjoy a two hour bounce at Limitless and a 2 hour lunch at Denny’s.

The trip will leave school at 9.00 am and return by 3.00 pm

Total Price— £22.00

Price includes Bus travel, 2 hours bounce and 2 course lunch in Denny’s

If you prefer to just take it easy and stay in school then we will have a range of activities going on from films to computer rooms.