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The Government wants to make your life easier
The government announced in August 2011 that it is "determined to reduce burdens on schools" with particular reference to school trips. They say:
"The Government is making it easier for schools to take pupils on trips, removing paperwork and taking steps to reduce teachers' fears of legal action. Teachers should be confident that they know best how to look after pupils and keep them safe."
For more information please click here where you can find an updated advice document from the Department for Education.
This is good news and to prove the point, they reduced the previous 150 page guidance document to just 8 pages. To read about this, click here