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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.

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