Low risk trips

Examples of current low risk trips

Year 7/8
Pool and movie trip
Measurement day
Toy museum visit
Rutherford local fieldwork

Years 9/10
Rutherford surveying trip
Festival of colour visits
Rutherford Meeting of Minds (Hawea)

Years 11/13
Mountain Film Festival visit
L3 Geo Queenstown fieldwork
L3 Enterprise presentation (Queenstown)
L2 Geo Pisa fieldwork•

Young Enterprise Awards
Open Minds tournament
ODT Spelling Quiz (Cromwell)
Special Olympics ribbon day


Events at school or in the local community that are in low risk environments that can be
managed with general EOTC trip procedures, and the EOTC Transport procedures if there is a driving component to your trip.


Senior Leadership Team can approve directly. 

However, you will still need to have your EOTC paperwork sent to the [email protected] email 2 weeks prior to the event as it will need to be discussed in a Senior Leadership Team meeting. 

  • Local (Less than 100km from Wanaka), or at school. 
  • Easy supervision 
  • In school time 
  • Close to medical assistance 
  • Driving in non-winter time road conditions


  • May be only a sole staff member depending on student numbers
  • First Aider still required

Consent and medical 

  • Blanket Consent 
  • Only need to inform parents 
  • Request medical update 
  • Print out contact and medical form of all your students from Classroom Manager 
  • Must take 1st Aid kit: can be booked out in advance from the office via Sam. 

Safety Plans/forms 

See the Forms page for a summary of forms required for your trip