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Get the support you need to implement safety measures, manage the easing of restrictions and make the best use of government funding so you can keep your school moving forward through the pandemic. 

Risk assessment and contingency planning

As the pandemic evolves, the safety measures required in your school continue to change. 

Keep your risk assessments up to date in line with the latest government guidance and prepare for possible outbreaks in your local area. 

Test and Trace

Find out the latest on coronavirus testing so you can adapt your plans and processes as the situation evolves. 

Use our visual guide to communicate to your staff about updated processes for responding to a suspected case of coronavirus. 

Letting out our premises

You can start to hire out your facilities again to boost your school's income - use our guidance to help you keep pupils and staff safe. 

Download and adapt our model policy to set out changes to your procedures in light of coronavirus. 

Managing visitors in school

Keep pupils and staff safe when welcoming visitors into your school by sharing information on the safety measures they need to follow. 

Assess whether you can safely run in-person events like open evenings, and get guidance on how to engage and meet with parents virtually instead. 

 

School trips

If you're planning a day trip or overnight visit during the pandemic, use our template risk assessment to help you prepare. 

Or, get support with the process of seeking refunds for cancelled trips. 

Catch-up funding

You can carry forward any unspent funding from last year's catch-up premium to this academic year - use our resources to help you develop your strategy and report on spending. 

The government will also be providing a 'recovery premium' for the 2021/22 academic year. We'll be updating our articles with details of allocations and payment dates as soon as they're released. 

Recording attendance

Find out how to record attendance during the pandemic, including which codes you should use and when.