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Staffing ratios for trips and visits

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Last updated on 6 February 2017
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Is there a required adult to pupil ratio for school trips? This article relays advice from the DfE on staffing ratios for trips and visits, and looks at the EYFS framework. It also looks at an example of local authority guidance on this issue, and at guidance on determining ratios.

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  1. 1 Staff to pupil ratios for school trips: DfE advice
  2. 2 Which adults can be counted towards staffing ratios?
  3. 3 Your local authority may set staffing ratios
  4. 4 Guidance on determining staffing ratios
  5. 5 Ratios when staff are also parents: advice
  6. 6 Can headteachers attend residential visits?

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