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Teacher Guide

Everything You Need For Your SAS Trip

We appreciate how tricky it can be to get a school trip organised, that is why we have
created this handy list with everything you need. 

Insurance

Scottish Adventure School Insurance is included as standard on our trips, unless otherwise stated.

Our insurance has been tailor-made to match all the activities we provide and includes additional cover and protection for schools and groups.

 

ARRANGING YOUR OWN TRAVEL INSURANCE

You may have a preferred insurer that you have worked with previously, though there are many different travel insurance policies available. Please check the cover carefully to ensure that it meets your needs and provide us with details of your insurer.

Please note that the cost of your trip will not change.

 

INSURANCE POLICY DOCUMENTS

As with any type of insurance, it is important that you read the policy document to check it is suitable for all members of your group. 

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Risk Assessments

Once you have booked your residential activity holiday with us and you are happy with your itinerary, we will send you all the Risk Assessments that you will require for your stay. These Risk Assessments will cover all the activities, accommodation and fire safety protocols. 

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Booking Terms and Conditions

Booking Terms for The Scottish Adventure School

  1. 20% deposit is required within 28 days of receiving this booking form to confirm dates. 

  2. It is our payment policy to invoice the remaining balance after the trip and only for the children that actually attend the course. 

  3. After the course we would invoice and would expect that the invoice would be settled within 14 days. If this timescale presents a problem due to internal authorisation of invoices, then please do let me know and we can agree terms that can be achieved. 

  4. If an individual could not attend the course, we would not make a charge as per 2 above. 

  5. If an individual had to leave part way through a course, then we would invoice for the proportion of the course that they attended and for any activities in which they took part. 

  6. If the whole group could not attend due to COVID, Government or PKC guidance, we would not charge and the deposit would be refunded. 

  7. The agreement does not give rise to any rights under the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Act 2017 for any third party to enforce or otherwise invoke any term of the Contract.

  8. This agreement will be governed by the laws of Scotland, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts for all purposes connected with this agreement, including the enforcement of any award or judgement made under or in connection with it.

 

If you require any further information about the courses, please do not hesitate to contact us

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Medical & Health

Every person who attends The Scottish Adventure School is a priority. Prior to your group joining us, you will receive a consent form that each parent/ guardian is required to fill in for their child to attend. The forms are treated with the strictest confidence and are referred to for all dietary, health and medical requirements for your trip. 

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Covid Safe

Although restrictions have been easing since 2022, we still have plenty of safety protocols in place to ensure a safe and fun adventure experience for our groups. We have hand santising dispensers located around both accommodation buildings and ask that if anyone is showing signs of Covid-19 prior in the week prior to their residential activity holiday, that they take a test to reduce risk of spreading it and to protect their colleagues/ friends. Anyone who unable to attend due to Covid-19 will have their deposit returned.

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What Is Included

ACCOMMODATION

Your accommodation is included in the quote. Children enjoy bunkhouse dormitories, while the staff have access to individual private bedrooms. 

FOOD

From dinner on the day you arrive to a packed lunch on the day of departure, all food will be provided to your group. Delicious dinners and puddings are served each evening, child-chosen packed lunches are provided every day and a variety of breakfast options will fuel your adventures! 

ACTIVITIES

Once we have established and agreed on an itinerary style, those activities are included in the cost. There are no hidden fees. Pay for what you do and who attends! 

TRANSPORT*

All you need to do is get to us! Once you have arrived at The Scottish Adventure School, we will have all transport arranged to take you to all of your activities. Simply arrange for a drop-off and pick-up on your arrival and departure days, and we will do the rest!

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Financial Support

We do what we can as we wouldn't want anyone to miss out on an amazing outdoor experience! 

 

We offer a variety of trip options to suit a wide range of budgets, and if you feel that a small number of the class are struggling to meet the cost, please do get in touch to discuss any financial help that we can offer. 

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