You've got a duty of care to keep your pupils and staff safe
The effects of hot weather can result in heatstroke, sunburn and dehydration.
Follow your school's health and safety procedures and if in doubt, risk assess. See our risk assessment template for more guidance.
Look out for signs of heat-related illness and act immediately if you notice them
If you see anyone struggling in the heat, take them indoors and away from the heat immediately.
Heat exhaustion Symptoms of heat exhaustion vary, but might include: Tiredness Dizziness Headache Nausea Vomiting Excessive sweating and pale, clammy skin Confusion If the pupil is suffering from heat exhaustion or heatstroke, reduce their body temperature immediately by: Moving them to a cool room Encouraging them to drink cool water Spray or sponge them with cool water,