Y13 Economics, History Trip Wellington, June 2024

The NCEA Year 13 Economics Course encourage students to undertake some fieldwork.  Because of this, and because we believe that students understand their class work better through ‘seeing and doing’.  We shall be visiting the Wellington area and visiting key places that have historical significance, or that influence our economy in New Zealand, this will include:

  • Parliament and the Supreme Court
  • Reserve Bank of NZ
  • Te Papa
  • The Wellington Memorial Cenotaph
  • Productivity Commission
  • NZTE
  • Sharsies
  • Ministry of Trade and Foreign Affairs
  • Xero (or similar places)

The cost per student will be approximately $790.00, a breakdown of which is provided below:

Transport to Wellington $550.00 (subject to change)
Accommodation $100.00
Weta Experience $ 30.00
Transport around Wellington + Shuttle $ 50.00
Food $ 60.00
TOTAL $790.00 – fundraising opportunities will be available for covering this amount

 

Departure Date Origin Destination Flights Departure Time Arrival Time
13/06 Invercargill Wellington Air NZ 6.20am 8.20am
15/06 Wellington Invercargill Air NZ 2.55pm 6.05pm

THIS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY A SMALL AMOUNT IF GROUP NUMBERS CHANGE.

Dates: The field trip will take place from Thursday June 13 until Saturday June 15, returning to Invercargill at approximately 6.05pm

Where: We will be staying in Wellington City at the Waterloo, 1 Bunny Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011, 04 473 8482

Transport: We will travel there with AirNZ. Around Wellington we will use the Public/Private Transport system and walk to our various sites. Your child will need to be taken to the airport at least 45 minutes before the flight on Thursday morning and picked up from there on Saturday afternoon.

Staff Travelling with Students: Mr Bishop (Teacher in charge), Mrs Hawkes (Year 13 YLC)

Please Note: The flights purchased will include checked baggage as we are staying two nights. However, if students feel they do not need carryon luggage then this may reduce the flights by $20 per individual flight (savings of $40)

This event includes risks associated with travel eg: flying and using public/private transport. This event is managed by school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan. This includes using reputable travel and transport services that ensures the safety of their passengers and will provide services in case of an emergency. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally Michael Bishop on 03 2116030 or michael.bishop@southlandgirls.school.nz.

It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all staff and follow all appropriate school rules. Behaviour by students that is deemed dangerous and puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in Student being sent home at the cost of the parents or caregivers.

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To book in for a tour of the boarding house, please email Jenni Dennis, jenni.dennis@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

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It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all staff and follow all appropriate school rules. Behaviour by students that is deemed dangerous and puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in your child facing disciplinary actions on their return or sent home at the cost of the Whanau/parents or caregivers.

RISKS Disclosure

This event contains risks, including possible injuries. This event is managed by school staff or other organisations who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s/organisation’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of all procedures while carrrying out the activites. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value.

If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions please phone 03 211 6030.

STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

I understand that sports, trips, and extra-curricular activities are opportunities for me to learn, practice skills, and gain attitudes and values in an environment outside of the school.  I realise that this requires me to take on genuine responsibility for my own enjoyment and safety and that of others.

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  • Show courtesy and consideration to others.
  • Follow the rules and instructions of staff and other supervisors at the events.
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  • Declare medical conditions that could affect participation in the events.
  • Accept the rules set by the school for the events.
  • Take part in all activities within ‘challenge-by-choice’ options

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  • I breach the behaviour / discipline standards of the school.
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To book in for a tour of the school, please email Nicola Macpherson on  nicola.macpherson@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

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