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  • Staffing ratios for trips and visits Understand how to decide staffing ratios for school trips based on an assessment of risk. Find out what you need to consider, including extra needs you must meet for pupils in the EYFS.
  • Staffing ratios: secondary schools There's no set teacher to pupil ratio or class sizes in secondary schools. However, read our guidance for help with determining what ratios would be appropriate.
  • Staffing ratios: special schools Find out the requirements around staffing ratios in special schools. Look at class sizes in area guidelines to give you an idea of how many staff you need per pupil in your school.
  • Transporting pupils: guidance and risk assessments If your school is transporting pupils, whether for an educational visit or a sports fixture against another school, you'll need to think about your staffing for this and complete a risk assessment. Have a look at guidance on what to consider, and find examples of risk assessment forms.