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Last reviewed on 18 October 2021
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Use our checklist to help you decide whether socially-distanced open days, evenings and other events are feasible for your school. If not, use our template to plan your virtual open event, with inspiration from schools across the country.

How to decide whether to run these in person 

Use our checklist 

It’ll help you decide whether this is feasible for your school in line with the measures you've set out in your coronavirus risk assessment

KeyDoc: open events safety checklist

If you decide it's safe to go ahead, you can use the checklist to help you update your risk assessment with any additional control measures you'll need.

Adapt and share our visitor agreement with families

If you decide to go ahead with in-person events, you should keep a record of all visitors.

Use our template visitor agreement to help you explain your school's social distancing and handwashing expectations – there's also space for them to leave their contact details, in case you need to carry out rapid contact tracing, if asked to do so by NHS Test and Trace.

If safe

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