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Managing Risks and Risk Benefit Assessments for schools

Managing Risks and Risk Benefit Assessments for schools

A one day course for senior managers and head teachers, updating on the latest good practice from Health and Safety Executive, Play Safety Forum and more.

Find out how your risk management system can support good practice, encourage more outdoor learning and play, while reducing excessive paperwork.

- Adopt a positive and pro-active approach to risk management, in line with authority or academy practice

- Understand the learning context and opportunities of authentic risks

- Reduce paperwork for 'routine and expected' activities

- Work through practical 'Risk Benefit Assessments', in line with good practice from the Health & Safety Executive and Play Safety Forum

- Consider how to engage with colleagues and stakeholders when managing a risk-averse culture

This course is led by Matt Robinson (B.Ed, IOSH), who has a background of over 20 years in schools and outdoor centres. Matt has developed a number of risk management systems, most noticeably LTL's own. 

The course compliments the existing Visit Leader and Off Site Excursion Manager courses, and updates all on latest guidance and practice following the Lord Young Report of 2012 and policy statements from across government departments, UK wide.

Course costs are typically £580+vat and reasonable expenses per full day, for up to 20 staff.

You can make a booking by contacting us at or 01786 465934, or download the PDF booking form attached.


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F Block
Clarendon House
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Winchester SO22 5PW

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