Safeguarding on School Trips

Friday 27th January 2017

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, 80 High Street (Royal Mile) Edinburgh EH1 1TH (location map)
Date:   27/01/2017
Course timings:   10 a.m. - 1 p.m. followed by lunch. Coffee & registration from 9.30 a.m.
Cost:   £60

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 2016).  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 20 January at the latest.


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