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Last updated on 17 September 2018
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Who is responsible for pupils whose parents are present on school trips? We explain that schools have a duty of care for pupils on school trips, even when parents are present. We also look at insurance arrangements and DBS check requirements for parents accompanying trips.

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  1. Duty of care when parents attend school trips
  2. Insurance arrangements for accompanying parents
  3. DBS checks for accompanying parents
  4. Can parents take pupils on a school trip instead of staff?

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