How much money does my child need to take?We recommend that students take approximately £80 worth of Euros for the tour and £25 in UK currency for ferry crossings
What is the dress code for the
tour T shirt will be distributed whilst we are abroad. As well as this, black
trousers or a black skirt should be worn as well as black shoes. No trainers
please. We have two concerts this year.
If my child takes his own instrument,
does it need to be insured?
Yes. The CTC and tour company are not
responsible for damage to personal property. It is worth checking your existing
home insurance policy as sometimes items are covered out of the
Will my child
need to bring their own towels and toiletries?
Toiletries, but not towels.. Students and staff will need to
bring their own toiletries etc as they will not be provided by the
hotel, but towels are oprovided.
My child needs daily medication - what
do I do with it?
By June 20th, your child must
to Mr Rushbury or Mr Williams (in
an envelope with name and appropriate dosage clearly marked) as well as any
or Aspirin and
travel sickness tablets you think they will need.
If I need to get in touch
with my child whilst they are away, what do I do?
You can contact
the hotel directly, contact
school or use the students
mobile. See the emergency contacts page of this
What is the weather like on the Paris? Does my child need sunblock?
The weather is very changeable at the moment, but we need to be prepared, just in case! Sunblock is recommended.
What happens if there is a delay coming
back from the tour?
Students will be told to get a message to parents
or carers via mobile phones. There is also a chance that we will get an earlier
ferry, which means that we may arrive earlier than quoted. Again, if this
happens, you will be informed by phone asap.
Can my child use their mobile phone
Yes, but be
aware that their phone may need to be configured for 'international roaming' and
calls and data (including internet) are considerably more expensive when mobile
phones are used abroad. An alternative may be to
use applications like Skype
During free time, will my child be
child will be in a group, led by a member of staff.