An educational visits policy provides support for staff in the effective and safe planning and operation of school trips. This policy isn't statutory, but it's best practice to have one. Download our model policy with practical templates in the appendices, and see examples from other schools.
Download and adapt our model first aid policy to suit the context of your school or trust. See examples of first aid policies from primary, secondary and special schools, and from multi-academy trusts.
Find sample lone working policies from primary, secondary and special schools to help you write your own. Be clear on your rights and responsibilities as an employer with further guidance from the Health and Safety Executive.
See examples of manual handling policies from primary, secondary and special schools, as well as a local authority. Find guidance too on what to include in your policy from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
See examples of policies on positive handling, physical restraint and the use of reasonable force, from primary, secondary and special schools to help you write or update your own. Find policies with template positive handling plans and incident reporting forms.
Find out what to include in your school food policy if you have one, and understand your requirements around the national food standards and allergen labelling. See examples of other schools' food policies.
Adapt our model policy for supporting pupils with medical conditions, or use our checklist and some examples from schools, to make sure your policy is meeting requirements. Find guidance on how to support pupils with complex medical needs.