Health and safety of pupils and staff

  • Keeping school pets: guidance
    Get guidance on whether keeping a pet is right for your school. Learn about keeping and handling animals, and see an example of a pet policy from a 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.