Business continuity plans
Have a look at examples of business continuity plans, including local authority templates and plans from primary, secondary and special schools.
The DfE's guidance on emergency planning includes a link under 'School emergency plan template and guidance' to a set of resources which has a template emergency plan. The template covers business continuity and contingency.
ISBL and ESFA
Download a template 'business continuity plan' from the good practice library of the Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) and the ESFA. You'll find it under the 'Finance' section.
If you're a multi-academy trust (MAT) leader you'll find a 'MAT business continuity template' from the 'Leading support services' section.
Norfolk County Council
Norfolk County Council provides a template for its schools to adapt when creating their own business continuity plan.
The suggested introduction, on page 7 of the document, says that the plan helps the school to be prepared for, and recover from, unexpected disruptions such as an inability to carry out daily and/or critical activities and loss of ICT.
A table for listing the school's critical