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Emergency planning advice for schools

Planning and preparing for emergencies can save lives. It can also help prevent an incident escalating, protect against litigation and enhance the school’s standing as a safe place to learn and work, giving confidence to staff, parents and pupils.

Creating and maintaining a School Emergency Plan and training those staff undertaking roles within the plan helps establishments to identify potential risk areas and develop procedures to manage these effectively. 

Training available:

The Emergency Planning Team provide advice and training for all Dudley borough schools and academies in coping with an emergency, to include:
  • Practical considerations when planning
  • Managing the emergency
  • Communications
  • Working with the media
  • Stand-down and recovery
  • Training and exercising
  • Business continuity

Specific advice, templates and guidance can be obtained by contacting the Emergency Planning Team. 

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