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TL - OffSite, Overview

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Off-Site Activities at the CBE

At the CBE, we call “field trips” off-site activities. Off-site activities are learning experiences that occur away from the school site and are organized and supervised by the CBE. All off-site activities must adhere to our Administrative Regulation 3027 – Off-Site Activities. Off-site activities enable students to participate in quality learning experiences that are:
  • Supporting educational outcomes
  • Relevant, flexible, and accessible
  • Connected to the Alberta Programs of Study and learning outcomes, Guide to Education and CBE Results statements

An off-site activity usually originates with the classroom teacher (called the teacher-in-charge) who makes a proposal to his or her principal. Once the activity is approved (based on learning impact and safety), the teacher will provide information to parents regarding the off-site activity including potential risks that are unique to the activity.

Preparing Your Child for an Off-Site Activity

  • Read all of the information sent home with your child from the teacher
  • After reviewing information, if you want your child to participate in the off-site activity sign the Acknowledgment of Risk Form​ and any other documents provided by the teacher
  • A parent meeting is required for all overnight off-site activities, and may be held for other off-site activities
  • Talk to your child about the activity – where they will go, what they will do and what they will be learning about
  • The consent of the parent, guardian, or volunteer must be obtained before the student may participate in an off-site activity

Volunteering for an Off-Site Activity

If you want to volunteer for an off-site activity, you can find more information on the Volunteer page (in the Get Involved section of our website).​​

Comments

 

Category

Teaching and Learning

Program

Regular; Spanish Bilingual; Early French Immersion; Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual; Science; Traditional Learning Centre (TLC); Outreach; Arts-Centred; Exceptional/Complex Needs; Pregnant & Parenting Teens; Gifted & Talented Education (GATE); International Baccalaureate (IB); Aboriginal Focus; Montessori; Career & Technology; German Bilingual; All Boys; Canadian Studies; International Baccalaureate (French); Advanced Placement (AP); All Girls; Sports; Knowledge & Employability; Homeschooling; Off-Campus Work Experience; Online Learning; Late French Immersion; Alternative High School; Early Development Center (EDC); Dual Credit

Grade

Kindergarten; Grade 1; Grade 2; Grade 3; Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Grade 9; Grade 10; Grade 11; Grade 12

Start Date

12/1/2016

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Content Owner

Malcolm, Melissa M

Source Url

https://cbe.ab.ca/programs/curriculum/Pages/Field-Trips.aspx

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Approval Status Approved
 

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