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  • After-school clubs: risk assessments Are there any risk assessments for after-school clubs? We look at general risk assessments for after-school clubs from a local authority and a school. We also point to risk assessments for specific aspects of running an after-school club.
  • Breakfast clubs: risk assessments Are there examples of risk assessments for breakfast clubs? We point to risk assessments from a primary school and the Welsh Government. You will also find guidance on assessing the risks related to breakfast clubs, and a link to general guidance on conducting risk assessments.
  • School events: template risk assessment Use and adapt our risk assessment template to address potential hazards ahead of events like school discos. It includes possible hazards and control measures as examples to help you decide what to include.
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  • Access to the school site: risk assessments Is there a risk assessment covering access to the school? We link to template risk assessments for pedestrian and vehicle access, and the site perimeter.
  • Classroom risk assessment: template and examples Download our classroom risk assessment template, and see examples of risk assessments to help you complete your own.
  • Dogs in schools risk assessments: template and examples If you're planning to have a dog on the school site, use our template risk assessment to make sure that those in your care, and the dog, remain safe and happy.
  • Fire risk assessment: guidance and templates UpdatedYou'll likely need to update your fire risk assessment in light of coronavirus. Find out when you need to do this, and see templates of fire risk assessments.
  • Kitchens: risk assessments Are there any examples of risk assessments for school kitchens? We link to examples of risk assessments from the Health and Safety Executive and a local authority, as well as a school's risk assessment for kitchen fires. There is also guidance on writing your own kitchen risk assessment.
  • Playgrounds and breaktimes: risk assessments Carry out a playground risk assessment to manage risk and keep your school community safe. See examples from schools and get guidance on assessing hazards.
  • School dining hall: risk assessments Is there a risk assessment for a school dining hall? We look at dining hall risk assessments from a school and a local authority. You will also find guidance on conducting a risk assessment, and links to additional articles from The Key on school lunchtimes.
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  • EpiPens: risk assessments Are there risk assessments for EpiPens? This article looks at an anaphylaxis risk assessment and risk assessments for administering medication, which consider the hazards EpiPens pose and the control measures needed. You will also find guidance on EpiPens from an LA and one of our experts.
  • First aid in schools: risk assessments What should a school's first aid risk assessment include? This article summarises guidance on what schools should consider when assessing first aid needs. We also point to first aid risk assessments from schools, and templates from a local authority and a university.
  • Prevent risk assessment Schools have to assess the risks of pupils being drawn into terrorism, but this doesn't have to be a written document. If you'd prefer to have a written assessment, use our template and advice to save you time.
  • Pupils exhibiting challenging behaviour: risk assessments Are there risk assessments for pupils with challenging behaviour? This article points to risk assessments, from a local authority and Teachernet, regarding pupils with challenging behaviour. It also links to our article on risk assessing individual pupils.
  • Pupils in wheelchairs: template risk assessment Use and adapt our risk assessment template to address potential hazards for pupils in wheelchairs. It includes possible hazards and control measures.
  • Pupils on crutches: template risk assessment Use and adapt our risk assessment template to address potential hazards for pupils on crutches. It includes possible hazards and control measures. You can also see examples of risk assessments.
  • Pupils with SEN and/or disabilities: do you need a risk assessment? Not all pupils with SEN and/or disabilities will need an individual risk assessment - it depends on the needs of the pupil. Find out what you need to consider to help you decide.
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  • Risk assessment templates Use these generic risk assessment templates to help you create your own. We include an example from the HSE, a local authority and a university.
  • Statutory and mandatory risk assessments Stay compliant and help keep your pupils, staff and visitors safe with our checklist of risk assessments you need to have in your school. Plus, find advice on when to do a risk assessment.
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  • Risk registers: guidance Academies are required to have a risk register, but for maintained schools it's just recommended. Find out what a risk register should contain and how to create and review one.
  • Risk registers: templates and examples Get inspiration when writing or updating your risk register with examples of completed registers from schools, and templates you can adapt.
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  • Caretakers' responsibilities: risk assessments Are there risk assessments covering the duties of caretakers and premises staff? We link to two risk assessments covering the general responsibilities of caretakers and premises staff, and other risk assessments for specific caretaking duties. You will also find health and safety guidance from an LA.
  • Home visits: risk assessments Find examples of risk assessments from a school and local authorities to help you with writing your own assessment. Also, read guidance on how to reduce the risk of violence towards staff when out on visits.
  • Pregnant staff and pupils: risk assessments Are there examples of risk assessments for pregnant staff and pupils? This article links to examples of risk assessments for new and expectant mothers. It looks at guidance on the potential risks for pregnant employees, and actions to take afterwards. It also covers how to assess risks for pregnant pupils.
  • Staff with medical conditions: guidance on assessing risks Are there risk assessments for staff with medical conditions? In this article, we look at assessing risks and supporting employees with health conditions in the workplace, relaying advice from ASCL and one of our associate education experts. We also point to guidance from the HSE and the NHS.
  • Stress: risk assessments Are there any risk assessments for stress among staff? We link to examples of risk assessments on work-related stress. We also point to further articles on staff wellbeing.
  • Work experience placements in schools: example risk assessments and guidance Find examples of risk assessments for work experience students from a school and a local authority. Also, get guidance on the things you need to consider as a placement provider.
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  • School minibus: risk assessments See examples of minibus risk assessments and read about safety guidance from a union.
  • School trips: risk assessments Are there examples of risk assessments for school trips? We link to an example of a general risk assessment for educational visits and a number of examples for specific activities. We also relay advice on writing risk assessments and submitting them to educational visits co-ordinators.
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