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Final Itinerary for Disneyland Paris Trip – Friday 13th July 2018

DAY 1 – Friday 13th July 2018

 Depart from Cefn Saeson School at 06:45am for your coach journey to Dover and your

14:45pm Ferry crossing to Calais.  Upon arrival in Calais at 17:15pm you will continue your journey

to the Hotel Campanile Marne La Vallée – Torcy for your 3-night stay.

On route to the hotel will enjoy a City Tour of Paris by coach, seeing sights including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel tower and much more.

DAY 2 – Saturday 14th July 2018 

After breakfast at the hotel at 8:00am you’ll depart the hotel at 09:00am

for a fun filled day at Disneyland Paris.  At Disneyland Fairy tales take flight across 5 incredible lands filled with classic attractions, shows and street parades. At closing at 23:00pm you will see the

unforgettable firework and light displays over Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Your group will return to the coach after the fireworks display that lasts around 20 mins

for your transfer back to the hotel, leaving Disneyland at approx. 23:30pm.

DAY 3 – Sunday 15th July 2018

After breakfast at the hotel at 8:00am you’ll depart the hotel at 09:00am for a fun filled

day at Walt Disney Studios Park. Discover the secrets behind the most magical scenes of Disney film and television at Walt Disney Studios Park. From legendary moments in motion at Toon Studio to the mind-boggling effects of the Backlot 5 production zones bursting with thrills.

Your group will return to the coach after closing at 20:00pm for your transfer back to the hotel at 20:30pm.

DAY 4 – Monday 16th July 2018

This morning after breakfast at the hotel at 6:45am you’ll depart the hotel at 7:45am for your return journey home. Your Ferry crossing from Calais to Dover is at 16:05pm.

On route to the port you will stop off at Cité Europe for a chance to do some shopping and have some lunch.

You will arrive to the UK at 16:35pm you will continue your journey back to

Cefn Saeson School arriving at approximately 22:30pm.

Food Technology Students

For week commencing 2nd July

Due to the increase in classroom temperatures, cooking in food technology lessons has been suspended for w/c 02/07/18.

All pupils (Y7-10) with a food lesson next week should bring the following ingredients instead

1 bag frozen fruit

1 litre of milk

A container/bottle to carry it home



The bread making session arranged for Y10 GCSE students has been postponed until the 10th September.

Hot Weather Uniform

Owing to the forecast for hot weather, pupils may wear summer uniform or black PE shorts with either the school polo shirt or their PE top. Pupils wearing shorts may wear trainers or shoes.



Due to the continuing forecast for hot weather, the uniform allowances made above will apply for week commencing 2nd July 2018.

Energy Quest

30 pupils from year 8 took part in an Energy Quest workshop; a hands-on challenge where pupils had the opportunity to design, test and build an electric car.

Pupils got their car moving by charging a super capacitor and they had to predict the voltage required for their design to travel 8 meters.  The significance of energy in their daily lives was discussed and evaluated, looking at the pros and cons of various energy generation strategies for the future cities.

Parent Governor Vacancy

There is a vacancy for one Parent Governor on the school’s Governing Body.  Nominations are sought for the vacancy, a link to the nomination form is below.

Parent Governor Nomination Form

In general, any parent of a registered pupil at the School at the time of the election is eligible to be a Parent Governor.  However, no parent may be a member of more than two governing bodies, and there are strict rules on eligibility (see nomination form). 

The completed form should be returned to the school by Thursday 29th March 2018. Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that the nomination is given in to the office for the attention of Clerk to the Governing Body.

If there are more nominations received than the number of vacancies for Parent Governors, then an election will take place.  Voting papers will be sent to all parents with children at the School.

Training courses for Governors are provided free of charge by the Authority. Information is also circulated from time to time regarding courses arranged by outside bodies for which a fee may be payable.