To enable children, young people and staff to participate in and enjoy residential and adventurous activities outside of classroom which are safe.
To provide guidance aimed at ensuring that the main statutes affecting educational visits/ learning outside the classroom are adhered to
These include the:
• Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)
• Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999)
• Activity Centres (Young Person’s Safety) Act (1995)
• Children Act (2004)
• Childcare Act (2006)
To provide support and guidance in terms of residential visits and adventurous activities outside the classroom in order to minimise the risk for the academy of prosecution in the event of an accident or serious incident.
To ensure that the preparation for all visits/activities is as thorough as possible taking account of the need to minimise the health and safety risk to young people.
To assist in the planning, monitoring and evaluation of educational visits/learning outside the classroom using the Evolve system.
To provide employer guidance in the form of the Warrington guidance for learning outside the classroom including Evolve.
To ensure all visits/activities take place meeting the criteria of the Warrington guidance for learning outside the classroom including Evolve.
To provide training to staff who have the role of Educational Visits Coordinator