Scroll to content
Arrow Valley First School

Arrow Valley First School

Interactive Bar

 

Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment

Arrow Valley First School 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 Roman Way First School with the following outcomes;

 

The Nursery has reopened with 4 additional elements to the risk assessments;

 

  • staff to wear face coverings outside of classrooms
  • questioning of parents when they drop off their children to ensure that their children do not present with symptoms
  • temperature checks on arrival
  • ensuring where possible face coverings are worn by parents/carers when dropping off and picking up children or visiting the Nursery

 

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

  

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.

Top