Business continuity plansHave a look at examples of business continuity plans, including local authority templates and plans from primary, secondary and special schools. (For planning support right now in light of COVID-19, please see our free checklist for preparing for self-isolation and closure in our coronavirus resource hub.)
Emergency school closures: guidanceIs there guidance on closing a school in emergencies? We link to advice from the DfE on when schools may close. We also link to Ofsted guidance on inspections that fall on a day where the school has closed due to an emergency, and examples of closure procedures from LAs.
Fire drills: guidanceFind 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 incidentsAre there examples of violence report forms? In this article you will find forms for reporting violent and aggressive incidents, including examples from the HSE, a local authority and two schools. We also link to another article from The Key which sets out the requirements for reporting incidents.
Severe weather: how to prepareUpdatedMake sure you know what to do if severe weather such as snow or flooding is on the horizon, including the decisions you'll need to make about closing the school. Download our template risk assessment to support your decision-making.