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Coronavirus: headteacher’s report to governors
Know what to focus on in your report to governors during COVID-19. Download and adapt our template in line with your board's expectations.
Ask your governing board if it wants a report
You might not need to write one for spring term - your governors know how difficult it's been.
If you’ve been emailing updates to your chair, they may be keeping the governors sufficiently updated already.
But, your governors might request a report to summarise everything that’s happened in one place.
Keep it brief
If your governors want a report, you don’t need to give them all the ins and outs - this report should be stripped back to focus on the key things governors need to know to understand how your school has responded to coronavirus.
Download our template
Adapt our template report to include the information your governing board has requested (if your board hasn't told you about the format and scope of the report, ask your chair).
Our template covers:
- Skeleton staff
- Remote learning
- Vulnerable children
- Pupils with special educational needs (SEN)
- Children of critical workers
- Pupils receiving free school meals
- Finance and premises
- Health and safety
- Parental engagement
- Staff wellbeing and continuing professional development (CPD)
- Additional support you need from the governing board
For more coronavirus-specific advice, take a look at our hub.
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