Admissions Offer Information – Harper Adams University Residential Trip

When learners join The JCB Academy, learners go to Harper Adams University in Shropshire for a residential trip where they take part in a range of educational and leisure based activities. The educational lessons involve PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic), English, mathematics, science and engineering. The engineering lessons, which are taught alongside Harper Adams lecturers, include vehicle configuration, traction and power, steering and suspension and chassis design.

When is the trip?
Year 9 will attend from lunchtime on Wednesday, 9 September until Friday, 11 September.
Year 10 will attend from Monday, 7 September until lunchtime on Wednesday 9 September.
Learners should take the bus to The JCB Academy as normal in full uniform.

The trip will provide learners with an ideal opportunity to get to know each other and the staff, as well as providing a fantastic launch for the first module which includes learners designing a remote control off-road vehicle.

The approximate cost of the trip will be £142.00, which includes accommodation, transport, meals, and activities. Payment for the trip needs to be received by 28 August 2020. All payments should be made via ParentPay. Further information regarding ParentPay including log-in details will follow before the end of June.

Financial Assistance
If you are eligible for financial assistance and require help in meeting the cost of this trip, please contact the finance team by email at or by calling 01889 506100, as soon as possible.

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