Coronavirus: how to manage drop offs and pick upsUpdatedBy now you’ll have put measures in place to help keep pupils, staff and parents safe as they enter and leave your school. We've highlighted some common issues schools are experiencing and provided practical solutions to help you tweak your system. Download our template letter to update parents on any changes you're making.
Face coverings in secondary schools: how to make it workFind out how to follow the latest government advice on face coverings in your secondary school. Adapt and share our factsheets with parents and staff so everyone knows when and how your school will be bringing in these new measures, as well as how to safely wear face coverings around school.
School reopening: brief staff on your plansGive your staff an update on what your plans for full reopening in autumn are. Adapt our presentation to deliver your staff briefing and get tips to help if you're delivering it remotely.
School reopening: how to approach cleaningFind out what changes you'll need to make to your regular cleaning arrangements so you can keep everyone safe as you fully reopen in September. Plus download our checklist for a deep clean in the event of a suspected case of COVID-19, so if the situation does arise, you can be confident you've got everything covered.
School reopening: how to record attendanceUpdatedFind out how to record attendance during the 2020/21 academic year, including what data you need to submit to the DfE and which codes to use for different coronavirus-related scenarios.
School reopening: pupil hygiene and wellbeing postersUse our child-friendly posters on health and hygiene 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: template risk assessmentYou must thoroughly review your existing risk assessment for reopening fully this September. Use our updated template to guide you, and read advice on what your next steps should be.