Coláiste Chraobh Abhann believes that students can derive a great deal of educational benefit from participating in school tours and field trips. Such activities give students the opportunity to engage in experiences not available in the classroom, and help develop a student’s imaginative skills, encourage greater independence and enhance the student’s social, personal and cultural development.
Examples of school tours and field trips which are features on the school calendar are:
The school has guidelines which are designed to help the Principal, Teachers, Board of Management members and others to ensure that students stay safe and healthy as they enjoy the educational experiences of school tours and field trips.
These guidelines ensure that good planning and attention to safety measures are in place to prevent accidents and incidents and lessen the seriousness of those that do occur.