useful information

 
 

london transport School Party Travel Scheme

Your school can benefit if you're:

  • A London school (including summer, special needs and nursery schools)
  • Registered on the scheme
  • You're eligible for a maximum of two trips per child per term. For each application you can have a maximum of 90 children and 18 adults.
  • They allow a maximum of two adults for every 10 children in a school party.
  • Visiting educational, sporting and cultural venues in London
  • You can apply for School Party Travel tickets up to three months before your date of travel.
  • You must apply at least 14 days before the date of your trip
  • If your school is registered for the School Party Travel scheme, you're eligible for a maximum of two trips per child per term. For each application you can have a maximum of 90 children and 18 adults. 

 

OFSTED framework FOR SCHOOL OUTINGS

  • Ensure that pupils are reflective about beliefs, values and more profound aspects of human experience, using their imagination and creativity, and developing curiosity in their learning
  • Take part in a range of activities requiring social skills
  • Develop an appreciation of theatre, music, art and literature. Responding positively to a range of artistic, sporting and other cultural opportunities
  • Understanding and appreciating the range of different cultures within school and further afield as an essential element of their preparation for life
  • To overcome barriers to learning
 

health & safety tips

  1. Check your behaviour contract : Ensure that all students understand a reasonable level of behaviour is expected from them before the visit begins.
  2. First Aid & Emergencies : Decide in advance who is responsible for medical records, medication, the first aid kit, insurance details, and that all adults are aware of the what to do in an emergency.
  3. Leaders : Ensure that each leader has been briefed on their responsibilities, and that one Group Leader oversees child head counts.
  4. Grouping : Divide children into groups, and make them aware of their responsibility to each other.
  5. Communication : Establish channels of communication between each group leader. Distribute mobile phone lists, and any other essential information.