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Educational Visits Advisory Service

Expert advice and support

Educational Visits, Outdoor Learning and Adventurous Activities can be a complex area to manage with children and young people. It is important to have access to an Educational Visits Advisory Service who can understand the challenges and to be able to provide appropriate advice and support.

Our advisers are accredited members of the Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel and have considerable experience in leading and managing visits as well as holding senior roles in schools and outdoor education centres.

We have expertise and qualifications in numerous adventurous activities including holding number of high level and technical adviser qualifications, but also have extensive experience in leading and managing routine everyday visits.

We offer a pragmatic and proportional approach to ensure that children and young people have access to high quality, safe, educational visits and outdoor learning experiences.

Benefits for your organisation

The North Yorkshire Educational Visits Advisory Service is responsive and proactive, with advice and support from qualified and competent School Improvement Advisers.

As a customer you have unlimited access to our professional service. We provide model policies, guidance and risk assessment templates for you to use and adapt.

The service uses an online system for the planning and managing of educational visits, with custom questions to enable you to be confident that your visits meet statutory and current practice requirements.

With our flexible approach we can tailor our service and training to your needs.

With regular communication and access to training events you can be confident that our service provides the best value for educational visits advice.

  • Access to the full range of policies, guidance and model risk assessments
  • Unlimited* advice and support by telephone or email from a named adviser.
  • Visit to your establishment to give further advice and support where required.
  • Proactive communication informing you of developments or changes in legislation and practice allowing you to keep abreast of your employer and statutory responsibilities
    *Fair usage policy

We can offer the following training to support leadership and management of educational visits, either through advertised courses or if appropriate as bespoke courses at your establishment.

  • Educational Visits Co-ordinator
  • Educational Visits Co-ordinator revalidation and update
  • Visits Administrator
  • Educational Visits for Governors
  • Visit Leader
  • Visit Leader Theory
  • Managing visit emergencies
  • Access to the full range of policies, guidance and model risk assessments
  • Unlimited* advice and support by telephone or email from a named adviser.
  • Visit to your establishment to give further advice and support where required.
  • Proactive communication informing you of developments or changes in legislation and practice allowing you to keep abreast of your employer and statutory responsibilities
    *Fair usage policy

We can offer the following training to support leadership and management of educational visits, either through advertised courses or if appropriate as bespoke courses at your establishment.

  • Educational Visits Co-ordinator
  • Educational Visits Co-ordinator revalidation and update
  • Visits Administrator
  • Educational Visits for Governors
  • Visit Leader
  • Visit Leader Theory
  • Managing visit emergencies

Interested in Educational Visits Advisory Service?

Let us know your details and one of our Relationship Managers will be in touch with some more information: nyes@northyorks.gov.uk