National State of Emergency in France - should school trips be cancelled?

(3 Posts)
seekingwisdom4me Fri 20-May-16 01:16:21

Hello,
my daughter (13) is due to go on a school trip to Paris around the 20th June.I have read that this period will be under a National State of Emergency covering Euro 2016.
Previously, the foreign office agreed with the french that school trips should not happen during a National State of Emergency.
www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/19/uk-schools-advised-against-france-trips
I see other schools are already acting on the current situation.
What do you think?
Will or should school trips be officially cancelled?
Will the sad loss of the Egypt Air Flight MS804 have an impact.
The foreign office advice is terrifying, I am worried.

seekingwisdom4me Fri 20-May-16 01:17:50

Sorry, here is the link to the other schools who just cancelled...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-36333778

boys3 Fri 20-May-16 22:19:12

The NI school trip seems to be specifically for the football.

The foreign office don't currently have any advice against traveling to France, either in general or for the Euro football matches. The guardian link you posted dates back to last November and is specific to aftermath of the Paris attack. The latest FO advice, as of today, is here. I'm not too sure what is terrifying about it. Be alert and sensible seems to be the key message.

www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france

DS2 was on a school trip to a major European capital couple of months back - all safe and sound.

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