Business disaster recovery plans: examples
See examples of disaster recovery plans from primary and secondary schools, and read guidance from a local authority.
Please note, business recovery plans are sometimes referred to by different names, for example business contingency plans and business continuity plans.
Primary school examples
Lanesend Primary School on the Isle of Wight has a business contingency plan. It covers:
- Primary school teaching
- Out of school clubs
It also explains which buildings are covered and who is responsible for overseeing the plan.
Arundale Primary School in Cheshire separates its business continuity plan into a business impact analysis and a critical incident policy. The plan covers things such as:
- Staffing levels
- Utilities, including IT
The policy covers strategy, including equality and safeguarding.
Secondary school examples
Deyes High School in Sefton has a school emergency management policy. It outlines:
- Activation of the policy
- Roles and responsibilities, including business continuity
- Post-incident support
Woodlands School in Essex has a disaster recovery plan. It includes:
- Storage of critical documents
- Data recovery
Kent Education Learning and Skills Information (KELSI) has a