Derwent Hill 2016

Derwent Hill 2016 : Monday 9th May – Friday 13th May


  • Leave school Monday 9th May at 9:00am.
  • Monday: settling in, afternoon activity
  • Tuesday-Thursday: Morning and Afternoon activities
  • Friday: Morning activity, leave Derwent Hill at 1:30pm to arrive back at school at 3:30pm approx.


Warm coat or waterproof jacket

3 fleeces or thick jumpers; knitted jumpers are better than sweatshirts.

3 pairs of trousers / tracksuit bottoms for activities (not jeans)

In winter, extra warm clothes including warm leg wear (e.g. ski trousers or leggings, long johns)

3 pairs thick warm socks (wool) for wearing with boots

2 sweatshirts / long sleeved shirts (a high neck is good in winter)

Changes of clothes for evenings

Night clothes, wash kit, towel

T shirts (in summer a long sleeved shirt will help to prevent sunburn)

Underwear, handkerchiefs, ordinary socks

Shorts and swimming costume in spring and summer

1 pair of old trainers for water sports (not plimsolls)

1 pair of trainers for activities (not plimsolls)

1 pair of indoor shoes or slippers

Wool / fleece hat or balaclava (even in summer)

Gloves or mitts (even in summer)

Wellington boots (we can provide these if necessary)

Drinks bottle / flask, sandwich box

Sun cream (factor 25), lip salve, sunglasses (Start of April to end of September)

Peaked hat / wide brimmed hat (Start of April to end of September)


Pens, pencils, money, stamps etc

Carrier bags / bin bags – to pack dirty or wet clothing and shoes



  • Spending money – £10
  • Books, comics
  • No electric devices