Health and safety of pupils and staff

  • Infectious illness and attendance: guidance and parent factsheet
    Be clear on the guidance for specific infectious diseases and understand when a pupil should be absent from school. Share our factsheet with parents and carers so they know how long their child should be away from school.
  • Managing late collection of pupils
    Get expert advice on what to do if parents don't collect their children from school on time or fail to collect them. See examples of school policies on late or non-collection.
  • Schools' duty of care to pupils
    Find out about your school's duty of care to pupils, when you might be held liable for an injury and how to minimise the risk of this happening.
  • Social media for teachers: cheat sheet
    Help staff members keep their social media profiles secure and be clear on what to do if they're contacted by a pupil or parent online. Find practical tips for protecting staff privacy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Ventilation: requirements and guidance
    Every enclosed space in your school must have sufficient fresh or purified air. Learn how to measure air quality in your school and the steps you should take to improve ventilation in your classrooms.