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Educational visits: gender of supervisors

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Last updated on 30 May 2017
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Should mixed gender groups be supervised by staff of both sexes? We relay advice from the DfE and the Association of School and College Leaders on the gender of school trip supervisors. We also refer to LA guidance on supervision requirements, and link to examples of schools' approaches.

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  1. 1 No legal requirements
  2. 2 Risk assessment
  3. 3 Residential visits: LA guidance
  4. 4 Examples of schools’ approaches

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