School and Local Activities Consent Form
The education of your child will be greatly benefited if they can participate in the wide range of activities we organise. The range of events includes higher educational visits, geography field work, visits to places of historical interest and many more. We require your consent for local visits for your child whilst they are in Years' 12 and 13.
Such visits would be either on foot, by staff car, minibus, coach or train and would have the appropriate regulation staff supervision and insurance cover. On those occasions when visits involve any kind of cost or voluntary contribution you will receive a letter with details and an attached reply slip as usual.
Although we will make every effort to inform you when your child is involved in such activities, often by email or letter, it is believed that the request for a separate signed parental consent form on each occasion is unnecessary.
It should be emphasised that separate consent forms will still be required for longer trips and residential visits. Students will not be allowed to attend an off-site activity unless we have express parental permission authorising this.
Consent for School and Local Activities
I consent to my child taking part in out of school supervised visits and sporting activities which take place in the local area, in and around Sittingbourne, other areas of Swale, the Medway Towns, Dartford, Maidstone, Canterbury and Ashford.
I have ensured that my child understands that it is important for their safety and for the safety of the group that any rules and instructions given by staff in charge are followed at all times.
I understand that, while the school staff and helpers in charge of the party will take all reasonable care of students, unless they are negligent they cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or injury suffered by my child during any visits/activities.
I agree to pay for any damages which may be occasioned solely through the misconduct or carelessness of my child to the person or property of any other parties, on the understanding that such agreement should not be interpreted as in any way precluding possible access to insurance claims or other means of redress should such access be deemed more appropriate.