Bartley Green School: April 16th – 23rd 2024

Flight information

All flight information will be confirmed at the final parents meeting.

Monday 15th April
Leave Bartley Green School at 11.30/45pm (tbc)
We will be flying with Titan Airways from Gatwick South

Tuesday 16th April
Flight ZT791
Depart Gatwick 07.55
Arrive Banjul 13.25

Tuesday 23rd April
Flight ZT792
Depart Banjul 13.25
Arrive Gatwick 21.40

Kit List


1 suitcase (max. weight 20 kilos – at least 6kg will be used for resources and remember you will be carrying/moving it)
1 item of hand luggage – e.g. rucksack that can also be used in the day (max. weight 10kg and size 56cm 45cm 25cm) – no sharp objects, fluids; etc. MAKE SURE THAT YOU USE THIS ALLOWANCE

Day wear

Work in the school and villages.

  • Old trainers and clothes for painting the schools (clothes that you are happy to throw away)
  • Trainers/pumps or shoes that cover the whole of the foot
  • Open toed footwear or flip flop style shoes can be worn at the hotel will not be allowed outside of the hotel
  • Cotton top (T-shirts – to cover shoulders)
  • Sun hat/cap
  • Project Gambia T shirt (provided)
  • Shorts
  • Trousers for example combats/trackie bottoms/ jeans/linen
  • Underwear
  • PJ’s
  • Casual shirts – short/long-sleeved (it can get chilly at night)
  • Swim wear & towel – You only need a swim towel – the hotel provides a towel
  • Toiletries (teeth / body / deodorant & other personal hygiene items)

(The hotel has some British sockets so chargers etc can be taken, in some rooms adapters will be needed.)

Hairdryers etc can be taken but remember it is a working holiday. If you really do want to bring them it may be best to bring one per room.

Personal protection items

  • Malaria tablets (as prescribed by your Doctor)
  • Malaria cream/spray (containing a high percentage of Deet – 50%)
  • Malaria ‘plug ins’
  • Anti bacteria handwash
  • Sun cream / block and lip salve (Factor 20+)
  • After sun


  • One box of Paracetamol
  • One box of Diocalm or Imodium (instant is the ideal), or supermarkets own brand