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Reasons to visit Disneyland Paris in 2017 (…and 2018…2019…in fact any year!)

25th Birthday Disneyland Paris

My colleague Denise and I were lucky enough to join a large group of travel agents and tour operators on a tour of Disneyland Paris last month, to celebrate the park’s 25th Birthday.

We’ve always been Disneyland Paris enthusiasts here at Study and Sport Experiences, but this year there is even more to enjoy. The entire park has had a freshen-up and there are plenty of new attractions to keep the entire family entertained too.

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How to get parents involved with your school trip

School tripSo, you’ve decided to run a school trip. You’ve booked the destination, planned the itinerary, and now you need to make sure there are enough parents available to support the teachers. Parental support is a great way to help with supervising the students on the journeys to and from the destination, as well as for the duration of the trip itself – making sure everyone is as safe as possible, and that all issues can be dealt with quickly and efficiently.

There are currently no official supervision requirements in place for the UK. According to the Department for Education, it is the school’s responsibility to determine this, based on a risk analysis for the trip, as well as common sense. However, it is generally accepted that schools should provide: one adult for every six students in Years 1–3; one adult for every 10–15 students in Years 4–6; and one adult for every 15–20 students in Year 7 and beyond.

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