Service Details

Educational Visits

Broadening Horizons and Managing Risks offsite


Supporting you to Broaden Horizons and Raise Aspirations of Norfolk Young People

The Educational Visit Adviser Service provides:

  • Advice and support on all aspects of the educational visits.
  • EVOLVE online planning system for educational visits, with notification with approval procedures for specific visit types, to check that arrangements reflect national guidance and current good practice.
  • Training a wide range of courses, Graham Lodge can also provide, upon request, bespoke educational visits training courses at school sites.


Advice and support –the NCC Educational Visits Adviser (EVA), provides advice and support via the telephone, E-Mail or site meetings, on all aspects of the educational visits process, to the Schools Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC).

Access to the EVOLVE visit planning system - via an establishment account with full range of user accounts including school staff, EVC, head teacher and Read Only (Governor) users. The internal management of these accounts is the responsibility of the EVC.

Training courses: for individuals and it is also possible to arrange training for staff on a school or cluster basis with regard to Visit Planning, Visit Leadership, Evolve, etc. See Educational Visits Training courses.

More Details

For the purposes of this service offer, an educational visit is defined as any occasion when a young person takes part in an out of classroom learning activity which is carried out beyond the boundary of the school.

Exceptions include:
  • Where the school operates on a split site
  • Work experience as defined in DfE publication Work Experience; a guide for secondary schools

Contact Details

Amanda Seely
Business Support Team
Amanda Seely
Tel: 01603 307743
E-mail: or


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