Abbeywood First School RSA Academy and all schools within the Central RSA Academies Trust completed a comprehensive risk assessment before opening to wider numbers of pupils in June 2020.
These risk assessments have been regularly updated as required with new information and legislation.
Following the government’s announcement of lockdown #3 in January 2021, the limited return to school of pupils and the introduction of testing, risk assessments have been reviewed in Abbeywood First School RSA Academy with the following outcomes;
The Nursery has reopened with 4 additional elements to the risk assessments;
Primary years - staff now wear face coverings outside of classrooms
The risk assessments cover the following areas;
A weekly review takes place of all sections within the Risk Assessment and section 29 and all subsequent sections relate to additional control measures that have been added to the Risk Assessment following updated guidance, advice and that weekly review.
Updates on COVID-19:
Guidance for educational settings:
The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is now available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
If you work in a school, please have your unique reference number (URN or UKPRN) available when calling the helpline.
The latest updates from Ofqual can be found here: