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School reopening: brief staff on your plans
NewGive your staff the reassurance they need by sharing your plans to reduce risks on site. Adapt our presentation to deliver your staff briefing and get tips to help if you're delivering it remotely.
School reopening: checklists to help you prepare
NewUse these checklists to reassure yourself that your plans are robust - they're designed to help you reduce risk, organise your logistics, put wellbeing support in place and reopen buildings safely.
School reopening: checklist to monitor health and safety measures
UpdatedAs you reopen to more pupils, you'll need to monitor the measures you've put in place to reduce risks on site. Download our checklist for daily and weekly tasks that'll help you keep on top of your arrangements.
School reopening: FAQs
NewWe know what's on your radar, and we're doing our best to get clear answers for you – here's what we know so far.
School reopening: FAQs on staffing
NewYour school can reopen for some pupils in June. Find out how this will affect your staff, including who you'll need in school and what measures you'll need to put in place for them.
School reopening: how to approach cleaning
UpdatedFind out what changes you'll need to make to your cleaning arrangements so you can keep everyone safe as you welcome more pupils back to school. Plus, download our checklist for a deep clean to make sure you've got all areas covered.
School reopening: how to keep office staff safe
NewIf you have office staff who need to work on-site, be clear what measures you should have in place for them, such as social distancing.
School reopening: how to manage drop offs and pick ups
NewYou'll want to put in place measures to socially distance pupils, parents and staff as much as possible as they enter or leave your school. Use our suggested steps as a guide and our template letter to keep parents informed and reassured that you're considering everyone's safety.
School reopening: how to organise your staggered timetable (primary)
NewGet advice and download our sample timetable to plan how to organise timings for drop off/pick up, break and lunch, to help you get ready for reopening in June if it's safe to do so.
School reopening: how to record attendance
NewYou should resume taking the attendance register for all pupils in June. Find out what codes to use for different scenarios.
School reopening: how to reduce contact at busy hotspots
NewFind out how to minimise opportunities for contact on site, including creating smaller class groups and setting up one-way systems. Plus get advice on how to keep on top of cleaning and hygiene practices.
School reopening: how to run socially distanced provision
UpdatedGet advice on organising your classes in line with government guidance to help you plan for bringing more pupils back into school in June.
School reopening: pupil hygiene and wellbeing posters
NewUse our child-friendly posters on hygiene and wellbeing around your school. They'll help you reduce the risk of coronavirus spreading and signpost pupils to where they can go if they're struggling with settling back in to school.
School reopening: risk assessment template for individual staff
NewUse our template to help you assess whether staff at higher risk from coronavirus can safely return to school.
School reopening: template risk assessment
NewThe DfE has asked all schools to complete a risk assessment before opening to more pupils. Use our template for help with this, and read our advice on what your next steps should be.
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