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Coronavirus: extraordinary meeting agenda and questions
Be clear on whether it's useful to hold a meeting, possible agenda points and the questions you should ask your headteacher, so you're equipped to make sure your school is ready in case it has to close.
Coronavirus: latest government advice for your school
Schools will be closed from Friday afternoon until further notice for most pupils. Here are the details on which pupils should still attend, as well as what to do if they or staff develop symptoms.
Coronavirus: what to monitor while your school is closed
School closure due to coronavirus means you need to take a different approach to monitoring your school. Find out what to expect, and what to do, so you can make sure things are working well without overburdening your headteacher.
Coronavirus: what your board needs to do now
Governing boards, like the schools they serve, will have to adapt rapidly to a new way of working. Understand what's expected of you as chair, and how the wider board can support, during this period of prolonged school closure.
School reopening: protective measures for your school
NewGet to grips with the protective measures that your school should have in place by June, if government monitoring of the coronavirus situation indicates it's safe to open to more pupils at that point.
School reopening: what we know so far
UpdatedYou don't need to delve into all the finer details of the government's guidance on reopening schools, but you will need clarity on the key points and what they mean for your school. Here's what you need to know about what the DfE has published so far.
Supporting and promoting mental health in schools
How can governors promote mental health in their school? We relay advice from two of our associate education experts on the strategic role of governors with regard to promoting mental health, and look at what the role of a link governor for mental health may involve.
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