• Lone working policies: examples 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.
  • Manual handling policy: examples 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).
  • No smoking policies Find examples of no smoking policies from primary, secondary and special schools.
  • Physical restraint policies Your school isn't required to have a physical restraint policy, but its a good idea to include information about how you use physical restraint in your behaviour policy. Read examples of physical restraint policies from schools to help you develop your own policy.
  • Positive handling policy: examples See examples of positive handling policies from primary and secondary schools, as well as a special school and a MAT. Use these examples to help you write your school's policy.
  • Risk assessment policy: model and examples Download our model risk assessment policy and see examples of school and trust policies on assessing risks to health and safety.
  • School food policies 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.
  • Severe weather policy: guidance and examples Find out what to include in your severe weather policy, and see examples of policies from schools.
  • Sun safety policies Pupils should know about sun safety by the end of primary school. Find example policies (including from a sun safety award-winning special school) to help you outline your school's approach to keeping everyone safe in the sun.
  • Supporting pupils with medical conditions policy: model and examples Download and adapt our model policy for supporting pupils with medical conditions. If you prefer to write or review your own, use our checklist setting out what your policy should include, and compare your policy with those from other schools and trusts.