South Africa Update 2

Latest Update – 17/07/2016 All arrived safely in Cape Town!! Update – 17/07/2016 10.50 All good. Arrived at Durban to drop off passengers then onto Cape Town; arriving just after lunch. Transport waiting. All slept really well. Update – 16/07/2016 19:00 All students and staff are booked onto a flight into Cape Town at 01:05. Students are delighted and have made us all very proud with how they have reacted to a challenging situation. We will update again as appropriate. Thank you for all your support, best wishes and patience. Headteachers, Neil Warner and Richard Gill. Update – 16/07/2016 15:45 Thank you to all parents for your tremendous support. It’s great to know that many of you have had direct contact with your sons/daughters and know that they are safe, well cared for and in good spirits. There has been contact with Turkish Airlines and we await confirmation of the onward journey. Consulate and FCO continue to support. Media Statement – 16/07/2016 11:50 We can confirm that 41 students and seven members of staff from the Arthur Terry School are currently at Istanbul airport, where they were due to get a connecting flight to South Africa. The students are safe and well and they are accompanied by seven outstanding and experienced members of staff and a member of the British Embassy. The headteacher has been in constant communication with the British Consulate, parents and the assistant headteacher, who is accompanying the students. We would like to reassure parents and our community that we are working with the authorities and will update you further. Further information: Anna Newson, head of PR Communications, the ATLP. Tel: 07557 560 274, email anna.newson@atlp.org.uk


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