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Educational visits: refusing to take pupils

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Last updated on 10 October 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Must we take a pupil on a trip whose behaviour poses a risk? We relay guidance from the DfE, Forbes solicitors and one of our associate education experts about whether you must take such a pupil on an educational visit. We also consider pupils with medical conditions or special educational needs.

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Contents

  1. 1 General principles
  2. 2 The Equality Act 2010: impact on trips
  3. 3 Pupils with medical conditions
  4. 4 Pupils with SEN
  5. 5 Pupils with challenging behaviour
  6. 6 More from The Key

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