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Risk Assessment

We completed a comprehensive risk assessment which included the following items:  


  1. Awareness of procedures and policies
  2. Hygiene practices in classrooms and public areas
  3. Administering first aid to those presenting symptoms of COVID-19
  4. Managing suspected cases of COVID-19
  5. Spread of infection
  6. Clinically vulnerable staff
  7. Mental health concerns – staff
  8. Management of infectious diseases
  9. Governance and policy
  10. Vacant premises/re-opening of premises
  11. Emergency/fire evacuation
  12. Available capacity reduced by social distancing
  13. Organising small class groups
  14. Classroom based arrangements/class sizes
  15. Continued prioritisation of vulnerable pupils
  16. Pupils falling behind in learning
  17. Pupils eligible for free school meals
  18. Plans if staff numbers lower than required to teach classes
  19. Staff training
  20. Social distancing arrangements
  1. Pupil behaviour
  2. Transition planning
  3. Communication of Academy plans
  4. Academy building arrangements
  5. Contractors on site
  6. Costs of additional measures due to COVID-19
  7. Mental health concerns – pupils
  8. Transport arrangements
  9. Updates


The risk assessment is regularly updated.