Carry out a classroom risk assessment
Download and adapt our template, based on your school's needs and context.
This assessment is intended for standard teaching classrooms conducting standard teaching and learning activities. Have separate assessments when it comes to specialist classrooms , for example:
Provide suitable CPD
Use your risk assessment to identify any gaps in your staff's health and safety knowledge that might increase risks in classrooms. Make sure to provide suitable training to address these issues.
You can use our 30-minute staff briefings to deliver this training yourself:
- How to create a risk assessment
- Health and safety for teachers and TAs
- Basic fire safety
- Working at height
Complete a checklist regularly
You can adapt the checklist with the