Safety and Accreditation
At Fairplay Outdoor Education Centre, we are committed to providing a safe environment for all visitors and staff.
DBS and Safeguarding
All staff at Fairplay Outdoor Education Centre have approved enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks in place and all staff hold Safeguarding certificates. The Manager and two Senior Instructors are Designated Safeguarding Leads.
All instructors are qualified to lead the activities and training is regularly updated. The instructors have over 100 years’ experience between them. Our Catering staff hold Food Hygiene qualifications and our Domestic staff have completed COSHH training.
Qualifications are listed within Meet the Team in the About Us tab.
All activities and the equipment used is regularly checked. Fairplay OEC has been inspected and approved by the Adventurous Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) and holds the Learning outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge.
Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments
Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments are regularly checked and reviewed in line with the most up-to-date guidance.
All instructors have first aid qualifications in place as do most of the catering and domestic staff. Instructors carry medical equipment with them. First Aid boxes are situated in the kitchen area, main office and manager’s office.
Fairplay Outdoor Education Centre is covered by London Borough of Newham’s Insurance who have, Employer Liability Insurance and Public Liability Insurance up to £50,000,000
Please be assured that all of our activities, no matter how adventurous, are also educational, safe and delivered by competent and highly qualified staff with a passion for outdoor education. They are exceptional at working with nervous participants-no matter how old!
Please do not hesitate to telephone: 01621 891213 or email: Fairplay.House@newham.gov.uk for any further information.