The Essential Guide to Successful School TripsPractical Skills for Teachers
Whether you are taking a group of reception children to a local museum or organising a weeks residential trip for sixth formers, this book is a complete guide from the planning stage through to post-trip evaluation. The Essential Guide to School Trips is a down-to-earth, accessible resource bridging the gap between legislation and actual good practice.
Part 1 Before you go: preparation and planning
Chapter 1 Establishing a rationale
Chapter 2 The planning process
Chapter 3 How to get there
Chapter 4 Leadership in practice, or practising leadership?
Part 2 When you're out there: reacting to challenges
Chapter 5 Challenges when working with children and adults on school trips
Chapter 6 The challenge of travelling with children and the 'great outdoors'
Chapter 7 Legal and medical challenges for teachers on school trips
Appendix 1: Sample forms
Appendix 2: Advice on interviewing children
Appendix 3: More challenging scenarios
· Considers several scenarios through what if and how questions, answering these by suggesting a strategy to follow
· Relevant for teachers, educational visit co-ordinators and school leaders
· Case studies / real-life scenarios and anecdotes from real teachers
· Covers issues relating to both primary and secondary school trips