The DfE have published their promised guide lines into removing some of the burdens on schools.  The media have focussed on the bits about school trips, but there’s more than that in the announcement.

H&S advice 2011

They refer to a new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) document School trips and outdoor learning activities: Tackling the health and safety myths, which I’ve yet to track down.

I await their revised guidelines on safeguarding with interest.