Year 6: Residential TRIP

PGL Activity Centre - Liddington, Wiltshire

The aims of the school trip are to:

  • Encourage independence in the children

  • Give the children a learning experience of going away with other people

  • Meet their geography curriculum expectations

  • Provide them with a cross-curricular experience

  • Encourage them to think about budgeting their own money.

Last year's trip was an amazing success and we have already booked this year's (and the year after's too!).

Year 6 parents were invited to attend a virtual meeting with Mr Chamberlin on Wednesday 30th June 2021 to find out more. The meeting was recorded for those unable to attend and shared with all relevant parents by email. Please do get in touch with the school office if you would like more information about the trip.

If you require support

If your child is in receipt of Free School Meals, or is eligible for the Pupil Premium Grant, we can work with you to generate additional support from local charities to help cover costs. Please contact the school office in confidence, as soon as possible, where Mrs Steans or Mr Chamberlin will be able to support you.

The Hampton Fund (Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity)

The Hampton Fund supports individuals and families on low income with a grant to help with the costs of gas and electricity; as well as for voluntary sector organisations to provide services and activities for people in need. Their area of benefit covers the following areas within Richmond upon Thames:

  • Hampton

  • Hampton Hill

  • Hampton Wick

  • Teddington

  • Twickenham

  • Whitton

In addition to supporting families with their energy costs, the charity considers applications from families who may require additional support with paying for their residential school journey.

If you currently:

  • Work part time or are on a low wage

  • Receive state benefits

  • Receive help with your rent or council tax

  • And/or your children receive free school meals

you may qualify for their support.

Many St John’s families have benefitted from the charity’s generous support, so if you currently meet one or more of these conditions, please follow the link below to download and complete an application form. The form needs to be stamped by the school in order for the charity to consider the application, so please ensure you ask a member of the School Office team to stamp your completed form, before sending it to the charity.

Link to the Hampton Fund: https://www.hamptonfund.co.uk/

The Grant Application Form can be found here: http://www.hfac.co.uk/download/Fuel-NotesAndApplication.pdf

For more information, or if you require further assistance with your school journey costs, or with completing the form, please speak to a member of the School Office team in confidence.