Year 8 - Ski Trip 2017 (Les Menuires)



WHERE: France -Les Menuires-

LEADER: Mr Hopper

WHEN: 28th Jan to 4th Feb 2017


Update 2nd Dec 2016

Parents information evening for the Ski Trip to Les Menuires will be Monday 12th Dec 5:45pm start.

Travel Arrangements

Depart Newcastle on Sat 28th Jan at 8.55 – Meet at airport for 6.45am - Flight No. LS535

Please have packed lunch for outbound journey.

Return back in Newcastle on Sat 4th Feb at 14:00 (2pm) - Flight No. LS536

Coach Journey of around 2hrs 45min


Hotel Skilt, Les Menuires


Children in groups of around 10

2 x Two hour sessions with instructor each day

Instructors patient and won’t push past limits

Skiers will progress at different rates – groups will change

Skiing is physically demanding and can be very tiring and emotional – Do some fitness work!

Try to book some dry slope lessons. Even 1 to get a feel of the skis


Passport – Pupils will travel on their own passport.  Bring this with you on the morning of departure                      

Please make sure this is in date

EHIC – European Health Insurance Card - Can these be handed in with spending money?

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Spending Money

Please can this be handed to Mr Hopper in Euro’s by Friday 13th Jan.

The amount you give is your own choice. Mainly used for snacks and drinks in the hotel. Gift shopping. Instructor may take them out on a longer ski and have a hot chocolate in one of the mountain cafes.

 Twitter - @RCMS_Sports



Update 15th Nov 2015

The November installment is now due.


You should have received a two and a bit page document giving dates, resort, accommodation and packing information.  You will also receive two other documents to be completed in full and returned to Mr Hopper by Friday 19th November please.

All students WILL require their own Passport and a EHIC car (european health insurnace card). Passports will be brought by students to the airport on the morning of the flight.  EHIC cards will be collected at the same time as spending money.

SKIBOUND are still awaiting confirmation o departure times.  But that should be here by the start of Decemeber.

I have also set up a Twitter account for the PE department @RCMS_Sports

I will use this in resort to update you with daily events whilst we are in resort.  Please could you follow our page if you are on Twitter.

Please direct any other queries to Mr Hopper by email -