Coronavirus (COVID-19): Opening School To All Pupils – Governing Board Update
As we enter the recovery phase of the pandemic and schools prepare to open to all pupils, the governing board should be kept up-to-date with the plans for reopening by the headteacher and SLT. This template can be used to provide governors with updates to the school’s plan to open to all pupils.Download Now!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Risk Assessment for Full Opening in September
Schools are being asked to welcome back all pupils from September, ensuring the risks from coronavirus (COVID-19) are managed while doing so. Our template risk assessment has been created in line with DfE guidance.Download Now!
Up-to-speed on: Proposed Changes to the ‘School Admissions Code'
The DfE has launched a consultation on a revised version of the statutory ‘School Admissions Code’ (the Code). The overarching changes that are being proposed aim to better support the in-year admission of vulnerable children. This article breaks down the key proposed changes.Download Now!
Up-to-speed on: Ofsted’s School Visits from Autumn 2020
Full Ofsted inspections will not resume until January 2021; however, Ofsted has released details of its “phased return to inspections” that will start with an interim period of school visits during the Autumn term. This article breaks down what you need to know.Download Now!
Up-to-speed on: The Statutory Relationships, RSE and Health Education Guidance
The DfE has released the final version of the statutory guidance for three new subjects – relationships education, RSE and health education. This article breaks down what you need to know, including what subjects must be delivered, what subject matters need to be covered, and parents’ rights in relation to withdrawing their children from lessons.Download Now!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Parent Survey
This survey can be used to gather information about different aspects of the school’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. The information gained from the survey can support the development of the school’s recovery plan and contingency planning moving forward.Download Now!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Letter to Parents of Children Not in Returning Year Groups
This letter, which was created as a result of a 'Need Further Help?' request, can be amended to outline the next steps of the school's phased reopening in line with the most up-to-date government guidance.Download Now!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Governing Board Annual Report
This Coronavirus (COVID-19): Governing Board Annual Report enables governors to be open and transparent, be accountable to the school community and share key information about the work and priorities of the governing board during the coronavirus pandemic.Download Now!
Stress Management Leaflet for Pupils
This leaflet, which is specifically designed for pupils, explains what stress is, the causes of stress and how it can be reduced. Using child-friendly language, this leaflet is suitable to be given to pupils in order to help them understand and manage the emotions they may experience.Download Here!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Remote Learning Attendance and Task Completion Letter to Parents
This letter template helps schools to remind parents about the importance of their child attending remote learning sessions and completing educational tasks during the partial closure of schools due to coronavirus.Get Your Free Copy
Safeguarding and Coronavirus (COVID-19): DSL Compliance Update to Governors
This template can be used to provide the governing board with a safeguarding compliance update that reflects changes to the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and safeguarding proceduresFind out more
Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs: Cancellation of Exams and Assessments
The government also decided to cancel all of the exams and assessments that were scheduled to take place this Summer. This article explains how pupils' grades will be calculated and what to expect in coming months.Find Out More