Tim Morton, EVC, Beeston Hall School
Events: Taking the fear out of school trips
Educational Visits Seminar on Wenesday 16th March 2011
Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY5 7PF
Too many students are missing out on the benefits of school trips because of red tape, and teachers’ fear of legal action should something go wrong. TripSafely.com has the answer.
It’s no secret that students of all ages gain valuable learning experiences when they get out of the classroom and into the wider world. But too often, teachers are afraid to organise even the shortest visit outside of school. TripSafely.com decided it was time to give teachers and education providers a real, workable solution to their problem.
Who is this for:
- Educational Visit coordinators
- Business Managers
When and where:
Wednesday 16th March 2011 14:00 - 16:30 Concord College (map)
Address: Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. SY5 7PF
- Summary of the new HASLOC/HASPEV guidance.
- Learn how school trips can be organised safely to DCSF and BS 8848 standards.
- A case study – How independent schools are benefiting from TripSafely.
- The Lawyers’ and insurance perspective.
- How to apply for funding for training on School Trip best practice system ‘TripSafely’.
Developed specifically for education providers by Health & Safety and Quality Management experts Mark Rastrick and Melanie Blackmore, TripSafely.com is an easy to use on-line system that allows teachers to organise and assess the risks for all kinds of educational trips – from an overseas skiing holiday, to a day trip to a local museum. TripSafely has been successfully implemented this in a number of independent schools, including the lastest Ashford School who won Independent School of the Year 2010. It has been developed withthe help of Independent schools in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire thus, has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of independent schools.
The seminar is free, but places are strictly limited – you can register using the form below.
The event will be held on: Wednesday 16th March 2011 14:00 - 16:30