Appendix A: Teacher/Pupil Ratios

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Abseiling and Rock Climbing
1:1 Rock Face
1:10 Others
2 Experienced Staff

Ropes Course
1:12 3 students to any one element, 1 participating, 2 spotting
NOTE: No student on any element unless supervised

Base Camping
1:10 Residential; canvas
1:15 Study: residential

Scuba Diving
1:8 Pool training
1:4 Diving, 2 buddy systems
NOTE: 2 qualified staff

Board Sailing
1:3 Beginners
1:5 Novice; intermediate; advanced
2 Experienced sailors

Shooting
1:1 New or inexperienced
1:5 On the track or mound
1:15 Observers or waiting

Boats, Small Sailing – (Dinghies, Catamarans)
1:8 Enclosed Waters
1:6 Open Waters
1:4 Open Waters, Adverse Snorkeling
1:8 Closed water: pool
1:4 Open water
NOTE: 2 qualified staff

Bushwalking
1:5 Overnight
1:10 Day Snow Activities
1:8 Alpine, Nordic – overnight
1:10 Alpine, Nordic – day
1:10 Non-skiing

Canoeing
1:6
2 Staff members
Surf Activities
1:10 Beach
1:8 Surf
NOTE: 1 teacher/instructor in water and
NOTE 1 teacher/ instructor on beach

Cycling
1:10 Swimming
1:20 Enclosed pools
1:10 Open water

Horse Riding
1:1 Basics
1:5 Beginners
1:8 Semi-experienced

Riding School
1 Experienced teacher with instructor
2 Experienced teachers if no instructor or group exceeds 10

Water Skiing
1:20 Shore
1 Student on two at any one time; if highly experienced two may be taken together
2 People in boat – driver and observer; one must be staff member

Orienteering
1:10 Bush

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