Recording violent incidents: template and examples

See examples of forms from schools, and download our template to add to your existing policies on violent and aggressive behaviour.

Last reviewed on 1 September 2022
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  1. Download our template form
  2. Examples

Download our template form

You should record incidents of work-related violence that you or your staff experience.

Adapt this form and add as an appendix to your relevant policy.

KeyDoc - aggressive behaviour and violence report form DOC, 184.0 KB


Primary school


Holly Primary School in Nottinghamshire has a Violent Incident Register in Appendix 3 (page 26) of its Violence Against Staff policy.

It includes details of the incident and the outcome, including details of any follow-up support offered.

Local authorities 

Check if your LA has any specific requirements or templates for violent incident reporting.

Derby City Council has an Abuse, aggression and violence (AAV) Report Form on it's website

Schools are required to report AAV incidents within 7 days.

Registered schools can access it on the LA's website - see if your

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