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Educational visits: parental consent

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Last updated on 13 October 2017
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Is there guidance on parental consent for off-site school trips? This article explains which school activities require parental consent. It links to a consent form for school trips, relays advice on who can give consent, and looks at arrangements for when parents withhold consent.

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  1. 1 Low-risk activities during school hours
  2. 2 Higher-risk and out-of-hours activities
  3. 3 Who can give consent?
  4. 4 Parents withholding permission for trips

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