Incident planning and response

  • Business continuity plans
    Have a look at examples of business continuity plans, including local authority templates and plans from primary, secondary and special schools.
  • Emergency school closures: guidance
    Understand when you can close your school in an emergency. Find out how and when to contact your local authority and parents, and how to request an Ofsted inspection deferral due to emergency closure.
  • Fire drills: guidance
    Find out how to maintain fire safety and run fire drills during coronavirus and beyond. See examples of fire drill and evacuation policies from schools.
  • Forms for recording and reporting violent incidents
    Are there examples of violence report forms? In this article you will find forms for reporting violent and aggressive incidents, including examples from the HSE and two schools. We also link to another article from The Key which sets out the requirements for reporting incidents.