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Fire drills: guidance

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Last updated on 20 December 2017
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How often should fire drills take place? This article relays advice from the Department for Education, a union and one of our associate experts on how frequently fire drills should be conducted. We also link to fire drill procedures from local authorities, and highlight a primary school's policy.

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Contents

  1. 1 Frequency of fire drills
  2. 2 Procedures: guidance from LAs
  3. 3 Policy: example from a school
  4. 4 Fire drill evaluation sheets: examples

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