As a leading provider of outdoor education, you can be reassured that our Safety Management System is of the highest possible standards.
The benefits of outdoor education are well known and it is widely considered to be an excellent way to aid the development of young people. We aim to reduce risk to the lowest reasonable level and whilst this cannot be eliminated entirely, the safety of students and staff is of paramount importance to us. A full Health and Safety pack will be sent to you upon booking, and you may request to see our policies, procedures and risk assessments at any time. Our Safety Management System consists of five main components:
As an organisation that works with young people we are inspected and members of a number of governing bodies, which include:
BAPA (British Activity Provider Association).
BAPA sets the standard for Quality, Safety and Value for activity centres and residential and day camp providers.
The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
(LOtC) is the national voice for learning outside the classroom. This organisation ensures that the quality of our outdoor education provision meets their stringent standards. Our certificates are available to download below and will also be sent to you upon booking.
Boughton Woods: Cert No. R2QB104292 and expires on 23rd November 2020
Castle Howard: Cert No. R2QB104291 and expires on 10th September 2020
Cholmondeley Castle: Cert No. R2QB103808 and expires on 17th October 2020
Cornbury Park: Cert No. R2QB104290 and expires on 21st June 2020
Penshurst Place: Cert No. R2QB103807 and expires on 17th October 2020
Adventuremark is a non-statutory safety scheme devised by the Adventure Activity Industry Advisory Committee (AAIAC) for providers of adventurous activities that are outside the scope of the Adventure Activity Licensing regulations.
Cert No. AAA101205 and expires on 21st June 2020
Our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of Health and Safety is further reinforced by our ongoing membership and communication with:
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
Membership No. M110582449 expires 31st January 2020
Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL)
Membership No. 9223 and expires 1st April 2020
We are committed to the following employment and training practices:
We are committed to providing the following
standards of care: