Council for Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
We are accredited by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom and are proud to have been awarded their Quality Badge. The Quality Badge is awarded to providers who have pledged to engage in an ongoing process to sustain high-quality learning outside the classroom and who have demonstrated that they meet six quality indicators.
These indicators are as follows –
The provider -
- Has a process in place to assist users to plan the learning experience effectively
- Provides accurate information about its offer
- Provides activities, experience or resources which meet learner needs
- Reviews the experience and acts on feedback
- Meets the needs of the users
- Has safety management processes in place to manage risk effectively
School Travel Forum Assured Member
We are a full member of the School Travel Forum, and abide with its rigorous code of practice and Safety Management Standards which meet the requirements of DCSF (Department of Children, Schools and Families) guidelines. These are externally verified each year by Argent Health and Safety, the UK’s leading Health and Safety professionals.
The School Travel Forum Code of Practice has been developed with all the major Teachers Associations and Unions including NAHT, AHSCL, ATL, NASUWT, NUT, PAT and by the Outdoor Education Advisors' Panel. Details of the School Travel Forum Code of Practice are available from school travel forum.
We are members of ABTA, ATOL and IATA meaning you can be sure of complete peace of mind. All our holidays are protected so you don't have to worry about anything. In addition by choosing Equity School Travel you are in full compliance with the DCSF and Scottish Executive's advice on choosing a suitable school tour operator.