Policies, Regulations Forms and Bylaws

1610 | Field Trip Policy

Date Approved: January 14 2014
Date Reviewed/Amended: November 10 2015


RATIONALE/PURPOSE

Well-planned and properly supervised field trips provide educational and cultural value for students.  For the purpose of this policy and the accompanying regulations, a field trip is any supervised teacher or school-sponsored activity where students leave the school premises for part of a day, a day, or multiple days.  Field trips should be selected, planned, organized, and conducted in the context of clear educational benefits and student safety.

 

POLICY
The Board of Education supports well-planned and properly supervised field trips that are of educational and cultural value for students.  The safety of students and the educational and cultural value of the field trips shall be the primary considerations when planning and approving such trips.

 

Related Policies and Regulations
1610-10         Field Trip Approval and Permissions Regulation

1610-11         Field Trip Transportation Regulation

1610-12         Field Trip Supervision Regulation

1610-13         Field Trip Risk Management Regulation

1610-14         Field Trip – Unescorted Travel Regulation

1610-15         Field Trip Budget Regulation

1610-20A      Field Trip Approval Application Form

1610-30A      Field Trip Consent Form

1610-35A      Field Trip Information Form

1610-40A      High Risk Consent Form

REFERENCES
1610-10 - - Field Trip Approval and Permissions Regulation
1610-20A - - Field Trip Approval - Application Form
1610-11 - - Field Trip Transportation Regulation
1610-12 - - Field Trip Supervision Regulation
1610-13 - - Field Trip Risk Management Regulation
1610-14 - - Field Trip - Unescorted Travel Regulation
1610-15 - - Field Trip - Budget Regulation
1610-30A - Form - Field Trip -  Consent Form
1610-35A - Form - Field Trip - Information Form
1610-40A - Form - Field Trip - High Risk Consent Form