Safeguarding and school trips
Every school trip requires a lot of pre-planning and risk assessment by school staff. But what about
Keeping Children Safe in Education
According to the Department
Throughout any typical school, day children come into contact with adults and people in positions of trust who are not directly employed within their own educational setting. This obviously extends even further when a school
KCSIE identifies that all staff members should be aware of the school's staff behaviour policy (sometimes called a code of conduct) which should, amongst other things, include
Schools should expect all professionals whom they appoint to have their own set of policies but may want to provide copies of the school’s policies to ensure there is consistent messaging and support.
Health and Safety
The Health and Safety Executive has published a document that tackles the myths about school trips and outdoor learning activities.
In it, they outline that they fully support schools arranging a wide range of out-of-school activities, which can include visits to zoos or museums, trips to the countryside or taking part in challenging and adventurous activities. They want to make sure that mistaken and unfounded health and safety concerns do not create obstacles that prevent these from happening.
Again, the partner
How can EduCare help?
EduCare for Education® is our best-selling safeguarding service and is sold on an unlimited basis. This means that schools can extend access to the complete training suite to all staff, support staff and volunteers. This will help provide peace of mind that everyone, no matter of their role or responsibility, is trained to understand safeguarding issues warning signs and understand how to take action. A wide range of
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