We wrote this article with the help of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL).
Health and safety: what do I need to do?
Conduct a general risk assessment
Use our template risk assessment for school events to make sure you've considered potential health and safety issues, such as fire safety, car parking and first aid.
To help you fill it out, read our guidance on:
Think about your responsibility for pupils and other children
Are they at the event on behalf of your school? You should assume responsibility for children taking part in a performance or running a stall at a fete Will a parent or other adult relative be there?