Mountains to Sea

Posted: 13 days ago

Student Permission Form

 

Koraunui School Room 1213

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

 

Your child will be taking part in the Love Seaweed / rimurimu programme with Mountains to Sea education team this year. Throughout the programme students will be investigating life in the Wellington region coastal areas during guided field studies and will develop science skills and an awareness of the local area, and environmental issues.

 

The MTSW educators and the School will manage all aspects of the field trips and MTSW will provide all equipment, instruction, resources and safety management for in-water activities.  

 

You are welcome to attend these exciting field trips, and to help us ensure we have enough adult support to meet required safety ratios of 1 adult to 2 children for in-water activities. We require a 1:2 adult to student ratio for snorkelling and 1:6 for shore activities. There will be a maximum of 16 students snorkelling at one time. So, this means we will need 8 snorkelling adults, plus 3-4 on shore.

 

Details of Programme Field Trips:

 

1. Pool Session  - Stokes Valley Pool

Date:   13.2.2020

Times: 1.00 – 2.30

Location: Stokes Valley Pool

 

2. FIELD TRIP ONE:

Date:.   27.2.2020

Time: Leave school at 8.15, return by 4.00

Location. Probably Island Bay but weather dependant

Back Up date: 17 / 18.3.2020 

 

 3. FIELD TRIP TWO:

Date:    10.3.2020

Time: Leave school at 8.15, return by 4.00

Location: Possibly Titahi Bay but could be Worser Bay area.  Weather dependant.

Back Up Date: 17 / 18.3.2020 

 

On field trip days, your child will need the following items:

1) A big packed lunch plus snacks

2) Plenty to drink.

3) Sun hat

4) Sunscreen

6) Togs and towel for the Pool and snorkel session (wetsuits and snorkelling gear are supplied, but they need to wear their own togs underneath.)

6) A good pair of shoes for walking on rocks/in-water (especially for the stream and inlet visit)

8) Warm clothes/change of clothes. 

Programme Cost $0.00 

Transportation will be by bus, however a few parent cars would be valuable. 

Please fill out the acknowledgement of risk and permission form attached here,  and return to the school office by Monday February 10

Retain pages 1 and 2 for your information. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mrs C or Matua Tim on 9399707

 

Yours Sincerely

 

 

Dianne and Tim

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