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Final Checklist – UK Schools Adventure

Please use this checklist to ensure that you have done everything and packed all the essentials for your training course and subsequent role at Grittleton House.

Candidate Login – Ensure that you log into your candidate login and check that all the information and documents requested by the Recruitment Team have been completed. You will not be available for employment until it is all done. If there is any delay in getting anything completed please give us a call and explain the situation.

Health & Safety Information- Please ensure that you have read and understood the Health & Safety Information booklet you can find in you candidate area. If you have any questions or areas you don't understand you can give us a call or speak to one of the Training Team when you arrive in the Isle of Wight.

What to Pack!!!

Original Documents (photocopies are not acceptable) – Please pack these somewhere that is easily accessible as you will need these on arrival.

  • Valid passport or Birth Certificate
  • Work permit (if not a UK citizen)
  • DBS Enhance Disclosure Certificate – completed by In2action or if subscribed to the DBS Update Service please bring the DBS certificate used for this.
  • Relevant and Valid Certificates – Early years childcare, Paediatric First Aid, Lifeguard, Archery GB Leader, BFA Fencing Leader, BCU Paddlesports and BSAC Snorkelling Instructor.
  • Valid P45 Form (if you have one from your most recent employer)

General Items:

  • Alarm Clock
  • Watch
  • Toiletries – don’t go overboard. You can buy these wherever you go to work.
  • Towel
  • Money – meals and accommodation are provided whilst on training aswell as when school groups are in, so you will not need much money. Please be aware that there is no cash machine at the training venue.
  • A pad and pen


  • Waterproofs – even in the summer the British weather can bring rain. We will still continue to work outside despite any rain.
  • Comfortable clothing for the duration of the course, active wear, but nothing too scruffy!
  • Footwear – Sports trainers are ideal as you will be required to run around during some of the practical games
  • Sleepwear

Additional Items for Schools Life: (These can be purchased following successful completion of the course.)

  • Social/evening wear
  • Navy sports trainers or plain neutral coloured walking shoes and plain neutral coloured socks are needed for your uniform. Please keep logos to a minimum as the trainers and socks must be predominately plain. Some ‘fashion’ type trainers will not be acceptable as they are not practical or appropriate


Uniform will be provided after the training period. Please be aware that whilst on duty, all piercings must be removed and all visible tattoos covered up.

What our clients say

What our clients say
“Really looking forward to coming again next year, thank you so much for everything you’ve done to make our trip so enjoyable.”

Horndean Junior School
Lead Teacher, Horndean Junior School