To ensure the Safe Guarding of children & young people is paramount a risk assessment is required to be undertaken prior to any transport request being conceded
Pupils must not be placed in situations that expose them to an unacceptable level of risk. Safety must always be the prime consideration. If the risks cannot be contained then the (journey) must not take place.
Paragraph 39 DFES Health and Safety of Pupils on educational Visits - A good practical guide