Emily FoxUnit 3.Task 5. Trips and Visits.An educational visit is deemed as being an organised lesson or event outside ofthe school grounds where school staff have ultimate responsibility.These can fit into three categories:1.Regular educational visits – i.e. swimming.2.Day educational visits – i.e. parks, galleries, museums.3.Residential educational visits – i.e. a trip that involves an overnight stay.All school trips need to be approved by the Educational Visit Co-ordinator (EVC)before they are organised. Once approved there needs to be a visit from a visitorganiser.The Visit Organiser.This person needs to be aware of each educational visit. They are alsoresponsible for:-Obtaining coach quotations and checking safety aspects of transport i.e.seatbelts.-Working out the costings per pupil.-Writing letters to parents and location.-Undertaking any necessary preview visits.-Liaising with staff who will be attending the visit and ensuring staff are aware ofthe educational objectives.-Appointing a visit leader.-Completing a risk assessment.The Visit Leader.This person is in charge on the day/days of the educational visit. It is theirresponsibility to:-Seek and gain parental consent and contact telephone numbers for every childattending the visit.-Ensure there is sufficient staffing for the visit.-Ensure pupils and adults are fully briefed about the visit including safetyinformation, meeting points and times, toilet facilities.