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COVID-19 resource hub: governing your school during coronavirus
Your school is now open to all pupils
Most schools reopened on 8 March for all pupils.
Stay on top of the latest announcements
DfE guidance continues to change regularly. Click the 'save for later' star in the upper-right-hand corner of this article to be notified of all the changes.
Get on the path to a new 'normal'
In the coming weeks, you should plan to:
- Start scheduling any complaints or exclusions procedures that were delayed during partial-closure
- Go back to your regular monitoring activities
- Prepare for an uptick in safeguarding concerns
- Keep an eye on financial deadlines:
- The deadline for maintained schools to submit the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS) has been extended to 28 May
- The deadline for academies to file their accounts return with Companies House is 31 May
- Keep monitoring your school's contingency plan for remote learning for those pupils who are shielding or self-isolating. Note that your school's now required to publish information on its remote learning provision to its website
Carry on with business as usual:
|Carry on with your board and committee meetings|
|Monitor your school|
|Make wellbeing a priority|
|Stay on top of school finances|
|Keep up with your recruitment and induction efforts||
If you need a new headteacher:
If you need a new governor or trustee:
Help us guide you and boards like yours
Tell us what you need help with, or how you're working with your school right now to overcome challenges, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll do our very best to support you. And we'll share the best of how schools and boards are working together under these difficult circumstances to help guide others.
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