The cost-of-living crisis is affecting many schools, and you may be looking to change the way you operate. It's important to remember that there are set rules for what you can and cannot charge for, including residential trips.
The following is based on the Department for Education's (DfE's) guidance on charging for school activities.
What can't we charge for?
This is laid out on page 8 of the guidance. In these cases, you may request voluntary contributions