1. Day travel does not require a travel release. You may travel by bus or train as long as you leave and return at a reasonable time. You may go to London, but ask your host familywhen you can go and when you must be back. You will usually have to be home by 8 pm. You must have aworking mobile phone. If you have a habit of forgetting or not charging your phone, you will not be allowed to go. Your host family may decide you should not travel, if there have been disputes in the family or your school work is not up to date. It is likely that the host family will say you may only travel with a friend they consider responsible.
2. Sleepovers at a friend’s house do not require a travel release. Your host family should know the family you will be visiting and should call them to check arrangements. A host family can refuse a sleepover.
3. School trips do not require a travel release. The school will give you a form to be signed by your host family or SEE.
4. Overnight travel, apart from sleepovers as point 2, and trips as point 3, require a travel release. There is a specific online form. Please do not even apply for a travel release if you plan travel which -is not accompanied by an adult over 25. -means you would miss school. -involves you leaving or returning at unreasonable times SEE will only accept travel requests made online, at least 2 weeks in advance.
5. Visits home You may go home for holidays, important family occasions or future related purposes such as exams. Make sure you apply 2 weeks before and don’t miss school. It is not acceptable to expect host families to help you with transport.