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Course Date

January 23, 2018

Course Cost


Coffee & registration from 9.30 a.m. Buffet Lunch at 1 p.m.

Course Time

10:00 - 13:00


Radisson Blu Hotel

80 High Street (Royal Mile)

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Cancellation and refund policy

  • Cancellations must be advised in writing/email 6 days prior to the event.
  • We welcome substitute delegates attending in your place at no additional cost.
  • A refund will not be granted if a registrant fails to attend or cancels within 6 days prior to the event.
  • For residential courses cancellation must be advised 28 days prior to the event.

Course Description

for Trip Leaders & Co-ordinators,& Outdoor Education Co-ordinators

This is Day 2 of the Preparation for School Trips programme designed to support staff preparing to lead a school trip.

The 2-day programme aims:

  • To raise awareness of current issues and best practice 
  • To help schools to comply with local and national requirements      
  • To ensure all necessary steps have been taken to lead to a trouble free trip

Day 2 focuses on Safeguarding on School Trips and will be led by Dr Susan Hamilton, and Anne Darling.

The aims of this session are to:

  • Build on your experience, identify your issues, and be aware of the safeguarding and child protection context of school trips
  • Revisit the basic principles of Child Protection and the definitions of abuse
  • Enhance your skills to screen information, apply thresholds, and take appropriate action
  • Offer guidance on recording and the procedures to follow

This course will build on Day 1 (31 October 2017).  However, if you were unable to attend Day 1, you are very welcome to sign up for Day 2 as a standalone course. 

***Please register as soon as possible and by Friday 12 January at the latest.***

Lead Delegate

For non members, please complete the name and address of your school for invoicing, or personal address if self-funding. Self-funding applicants are required to pay in advance. Non members will be invoiced before attending a course.

Once submitted a confirmation email will be sent to your email address. If you do not receive a confirmation please email

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