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Offering rugby tours in a selection of countries across the world, Pavilion’s well established agents will expertly match players’ ages and abilities. This ensures that all students benefit from valuable training sessions, all in-line with National Curriculum key concepts and processes.

 

Understanding the varied and valuable role rugby plays in the lives of young people Pavilion encourages players to improve their performance, stamina and strength. Whilst gaining confidence in making and applying decisions during fixtures and training sessions, students will develop precision, control and fluency and integrate tactics such as outwitting opponents.

 

Many locations’ offer games and fixtures against a local club with professional or official referees and coaches where they can improve the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques including ball handling and protection and changing pace and direction. Practising in 90 minute training sessions in enviable locations with enriched culture and history gives students the ideal opportunity to ignite their passion for rugby outside the UK and beyond school grounds.

 

Even resorts set in the most rural and quiet of locations, are within 2 hours of influential cities, all with enriched history and culture as well as excellent shopping opportunities. Whether in a centralised, metropolitan environment or scenic and inspiring countryside, Pavilion chooses popular resorts with comfortable accommodation and superb sports facilities.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 15:38

Platja d'Aro, Spain

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Rugby in Platja d'Aro

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Safe, inspiring and scenic, Platja d'Aro offers the ideal opportunity for students to ignite their passion for rugby outside the UK and beyond the school grounds.

Platja d'Aro occupies an enviable location on Spain's Costa Brava coastline, within easy reach of airports, training sites and fixtures.

Students will appreciate the close proximity to Barcelona (a 90 minute drive), where Spain's Olympic stadium can be experienced.

Staff can relax in this safe and welcoming resort, where amenities and Blue Flag beaches are conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

Free-time is taken care of, with superb shopping and entertainment opportunities in Platja d'Aro. A wide choice of sports and cultural excursions is also on offer. Evening entertainment is on hand at the disco, karaoke bar and Magic Park amusement centre, or the bowling alley is just a five minute drive away.

With its Mediterranean climate, Platja d'Aro is a year-round destination; we suggest visiting in May Half Term or at Easter, when the weather is warm and there is a large choice of teams to play. For a quieter stay with milder weather, October and February half terms are also recommended.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming Catalan culture, medieval architecture and an inspiring coastal location, Platja d'Aro communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including Languages, History, Art and Geography.

 

Pavilion's Rugby Tours

Pavilion's in-country agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable training sessions.

Our in-country coaches and official referees demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions, which aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

Teachers can choose to add as many training sessions as they desire, and are more than welcome to coach students themselves, if they prefer.

Playing on natural or 3G Astro Turf pitches, superb stadiums complement each pitch, encouraging non-playing teams to actively support other schools. Matches are played in either Barcelona or Perpignan, and are managed by official referees

Students will enrich their cultural understanding and communication experiences further by playing two fixtures against local Spanish teams, and enjoying post-match drinks and nibbles with extremely hospitable Spanish rugby clubs.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 2 x fixtures against local Spanish sides
  • 2 x 90 minute training sessions
  • Tournaments may be offered at certain times of year

 

Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Improving the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques, including: Ball handling and protection. Changing pace and direction. Tackling, kicking, passing and receiving
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 15:04

St Julians, Malta

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Rugby in Malta

Scenic, inspiring and exceptionally safe St. Julians Bay offers the ideal opportunity for students to stimulate their passion for sports outside the UK and beyond the school grounds.

St. Julians Bay occupies an enviable location just over 3 hours fly from the UK and within a 30 minute coach ride from the International Malta airport as well as all training and fixture sites.

Staff and students can relax with full board in this central accommodation where the weather is very good for the vast majority of the year; we suggest visiting in May Half Term when the weather is warm and there is a large choice of teams to play.

Free-time is taken care of superb shopping areas and an array of entertainment venues including a bowling, karaoke, swimming, quiz nights and disco, all within walking distance of the resort. For a night out the Knights Spectacular 1565 dinner show offers a unique evening of entertainment.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming Maltese culture and medieval architecture, in an inspiring scenic location, St. Julians Bay communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including Languages, History, Art and Geography.

Pavilion's Rugby Tours

Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable training sessions.

Our professional coaches demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions that aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

Practicing on natural pitches, students may take advantage of excellent facilities and playing school sides during certain times of year.

Teachers can choose between training the students themselves and using a professional coach, if they prefer.

Students will enrich their learning and experiences further by playing both English and Maltese teams, allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 3 x fixtures against Maltese club sides
  • 2 x 90 minute training sessions
  • Possibility of playing school sides

Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Improving the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques, including: Ball handling and protection. Changing pace and direction
  • Developing and refining key techniques, including: Tackling, kicking, passing and receiving
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:49

London, UK

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Rugby in London

Diverse, exciting and influential, London offers the ideal opportunity for students to ignite their passion for sports beyond the school grounds.

London occupies a bustling location within close proximity to several International airports, top stadiums and within an hour from training and fixture sites. Rugby fans will appreciate the possibility of professional matches at sites including Twickenham and Adam's Park.

Staff and students can relax with full board in this central accommodation where the majority of London's attractions are within a half an hour from the resort.

Free-time is taken care of with a diverse selection of shopping areas and an array of entertainment opportunities in the city, including themed restaurants and West End shows. Near the central accommodation a wide choice of sports, top stadiums and cultural excursions are also on offer.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming London culture, a rich history and architecture spanning from several eras, London communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including History, Art and Geography.

 

Pavilion's Rugby Tours

Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable training sessions.

Our professional coaches demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions that aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

Practicing on natural pitches students may take advantage of excellent facilities and during certain times of year, playing school sides are likely.

Teachers can choose between training the students themselves and using a professional coach, if they prefer.

Students will enrich their learning and experiences further by playing fixtures with club teams in London, allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 2 x fixtures against English Club sides
  • 2 x 90 minute training sessions
  • Possibility of playing school sides

Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Improving the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques, including: Ball handling and protection. Changing pace and direction. Tackling, kicking, passing and receiving
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:39

Lake Garda, Italy

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Rugby in Lake Garda

Safe, inspiring and picturesque, Bussolengo offers the ideal opportunity for students to ignite their passion for sports outside the UK and beyond the school grounds.

Bussolengo occupies an enviable location close to Lake Garda, Northern Italy and within easy reach of several airports. Travelling by coach, training pitches are a 5 minutes drive and fixture sites between a 20 minute and 60 minutes. The lively city of Milan just 2 hours drive away, rugby fans will appreciate a trip to the home of the famous Arena Civica.

Staff and students can relax with full board at this safe and welcoming resort where amenities are conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

Free-time is taken care of with superb shopping area and an array of entertainment opportunities in Bussolengo and Lake Garda. A wide choice of sports and cultural excursions are also on offer. Evening entertainment is on hand with a disco and karaoke bar at the resort and a bowling alley just five minutes drive away.

With its subtropical climate, Lake Garda is a year-round destination; we suggest visiting in May Half Term when the weather is warm and there is a large choice of teams to play. For a quieter stay, with milder weather, both October and February Half Terms are also recommended.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming Italian culture and in an inspiring lake side location, Bussolengo and Lake Garda communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including Languages, History, Art and Geography.

 

Pavilion's Rugby Tours

Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable training sessions.

Our official referees and coaches demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions that aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

Playing on pitches ranging from 3G Astro Turf to natural playing fields, pitches include exceptional facilities and stadiums. Non-competing school teams are always encouraged to actively support the playing team giving a high possibility for a crowd

Teachers can choose to add as many training sessions as they desire, and are more than welcome to coach students themselves, if they prefer.

Students will enrich their learning experiences further by playing two fixtures against local Italian teams and enjoying post-match drinks and nibbles with extremely hospitable Italian rugby clubs, allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 2 x fixtures against local Italian sides
  • 2 x 90 minute training sessions
  • Possibility of tournaments at certain times of year

 

Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Improving the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques, including: Ball handling and protection, Changing pace and direction
  • Developing and refining key techniques, including: Tackling, kicking, passing and receiving
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:17

Ireland

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Rugby in Ireland

Beautiful, friendly and exciting, Dublin offers the ideal opportunity for students to stimulate their passion for sports outside the UK and beyond the school grounds.

Dublin occupies a bustling urban location within 30 minutes of the vast majority of the city's attractions and less than an hour drive from all fixtures and training sites. Rugby fans will appreciate the possibility of professional matches at sites including Aviva Stadium and Croke Park.

Staff and students can choose between full board and half board in the central accommodation and will appreciate the array of amenities and leisurely activities, nearby. For a night out the Dublin theatre offers a unique evening of entertainment.

Free-time is taken care of with a chic range of shopping and diverse entertainment opportunities in Ireland. Near the central accommodation, a wide choice of sports and cultural excursions are also on offer.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming Irish culture and notable Georgian architecture, in an inspiring metropolitan location, Dublin communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including Languages, History, Art and Geography.

Pavilion's Rugby Tours

Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable training sessions.

Our professional coaches demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions that aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

Practising on natural pitches students may take advantage of excellent facilities and during certain times of year playing school sides is likely.

Students will enrich their learning and experiences further with the help of a local representative acting as a guide through the tour and by playing fixtures against local teams, allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 2 x fixtures against local Irish sides
  • 2 x 90 minute training sessions
  • Possibility of playing school sides

Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Improving the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques, including: Ball handling and protection. Changing pace and direction. Tackling, kicking, passing and receiving
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 13:57

Valkenburg, Holland

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Rugby in Holland

Relaxed, inspiring and scenic Holland offers the ideal opportunity for students to stimulate their passion for sports outside the UK and beyond the school grounds.

Valkenburg occupies an enviable location within an hour of all fixtures and training pitches and four hours from Calais. The closest international airport is Amsterdam and the regional Maastricht Aachen Airport less than a 30 minute coach ride.

Staff and students can relax with full board in this central accommodation where the majority of Holland's attractions are within easy reach by coach.

Free-time is taken care of with an array of unique leisure activities including a space centre, go-karts, adventure playgrounds, a boating lake and even a circus training school. Evening entertainment is also on hand with swimming, karaoke bar, quiz nights and a bowling alley close to the resort.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming Holland culture and medieval architecture, in an inspiring scenic location, Valkenburg communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including Languages, History, Art and Geography.

 

Pavilion's Rugby Tours

Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable training sessions.

Our professional coaches demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions that aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

Practicing on natural pitches students may take advantage of excellent facilities and playing school sides during certain times of year.

Teachers can choose between training the students themselves and using a professional coach, if they prefer.

Students will enrich their learning and experiences further by playing both English and Dutch teams, allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 2 x fixtures against Dutch Club sides
  • 2 x 90 minute training sessions
  • Possibility of playing school sides

Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Improving the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques, including: Ball handling and protection. Changing pace and direction
  • Developing and refining key techniques, including: Tackling, kicking, passing and receiving
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:47

South Africa

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Rugby in South Africa

Filled with possibilities for adventure with inspiring and fascinating, scenic vistas throughout the country, South Africa offers the ideal opportunity for students to stimulate their passion for rugby outside the UK and beyond the school grounds.

South Africa has natural diversity with an array of beautiful mountains, forests, deserts and coasts and a host of interesting wildlife. The accommodations, all offering half board, are situated within a multiple range of cities, towns and games park lodges across the country.

Free-time is taken care of, with superb shopping and entertainment opportunities. A wide choice of sports and cultural excursions is in offer in every location.

With its subtropical climate, South Africa is a year-round destination; we suggest visiting in May, Easter and October half terms when the weather is at its best, however, even with its milder weather February half terms are also recommended.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming South African culture, multi-ethnic culture, rich history and inspiring landscapes, South Africa communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including Languages, History, Art, Geography and Geology.

Pavilion's Rugby Tours

Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable training sessions.

Our official referees demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism and combined with your school's teachers training the students, the fixtures and 90 minute training sessions give ample opportunity for positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

One of the most popular sports in the country and home of national team, Springboks, South Africa provides a fantastic arena where players can develop their game and share their passion for rugby with likeminded locals. Non-playing teams are encouraged to actively support players during matches.

Students will enrich their learning and experiences further by playing three fixtures with local teams in South Africa, allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 3 x fixtures against local South African sides
  • 1 x 90 minute training sessions

 

Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Improving the range, difficulty and quality of skills and techniques, including: Ball handling and protection. Changing pace and direction. Tackling, kicking, passing and receiving