All concert tours organised by ACFEA Tour Consultants are subject to detailed safety checks as part of our Safety Management System approved by independent advisors, Argent Health and Safety.
School Travel Forum
In February 2011, we were proud to achieve Assured Membership Status of the School Travel Forum. The School Travel Forum (STF) is a group of leading school tour operators which promotes good practice and safety in school travel. All full members of the STF adhere to a rigorous Code of Practice and set of Safety Management Standards which meet the requirements of the Department for Education (DfE) guidelines and are verified each year by external health and safety professionals. The School Travel Forum Code of Practice was developed in consultation with all major Teachers' Associations and Unions, including NAHT, SHA, ATL, NASUWT, NUT, PAT and the Outdoor Education Advisors' Panel.
Learning Outside the Classroom
ACFEA Tour Consultants achieved further accreditation in 2011 with the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge award. Devised by the Department for Education in partnership with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, the LOtC Quality Badge assists schools in identifying providers which deliver good quality teaching and learning experiences whilst managing risk effectively. The Badge is a unique national accreditation which combines the essential elements of provision - learning and safety - into one easily recognisable and trusted award.
ACFEA Tour Consultants has long been associated with musical expertise and quality concert touring experiences. The addition of the LOtC Quality Badge to our safety portfolio offers teachers additional peace of mind that we: