Hot summers bring regular queries about the maximum temperatures under which staff and pupils should be expected to work in schools
Advice on the heating levels in schools and classrooms in England, and how to deal with heating problems commonly encountered during cold weather and snow
Ventilating indoor work areas is vital in reducing transmission of infectious diseases such as Covid-19, ‘flu and others. Good ventilation can also improve pupil concentration.
Retrofitting school buildings is not a quick fix to current high energy bills but in the longer term can cut carbon emissions and enable schools to make much-needed savings.
Working safely with ICT equipment.
Dealing with asbestos problems in schools, including the law on asbestos removal and management in schools.
The risk of severe flooding means schools not only face potential damage to their buildings but also staff and students may be at risk, including on the journey between home and school.
A summary of what we know so far on RAAC and what you should check in respect of your own school.