We monitor guidance from the Department for Education and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office so we can keep you informed about the latest travel advice.
Department for Education
Updated 7th July 2021 - applicable to colleges in England
The DfE recognises the significant benefits of educational visits for student’s educational development as well as their mental health and wellbeing and is taking steps to allow students to enjoy visits in line with the government’s roadmap.
In line with Step 4 of the roadmap (on 19th July), the DfE has published updated advice around educational visits for the upcoming academic year. Read the Further Education COVID-19 operational guidance here.
Domestic educational day visits resume from 12th April 2021.
Domestic residential educational visits resume from 17th May 2021.
New bookings for domestic residential educational visits can be made from 10th May 2021 onwards.
International educational visits can resume from 6th September 2021.
New bookings for future international educational visits can also be made from 6th September 2021 onwards.
Updated 7th July 2021 - applicable to universities in England
In line with Step 4 of the roadmap (on 19th July), the DfE has updated its guidance on educational visits and field trips. Read the Higher education COVID-19 operational guidance here.
Following Step 4, there will be no restrictions on educational visits and field trips within the UK.
International visits can be taken to green list countries from Step 4. The government has published international travel advice about red, amber and green list rules for entering England.
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