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Lockdown procedures: guidance and examples

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Last updated on 14 June 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
Policy article
Are there examples of lockdown policies? We link to examples of lockdown of premises policies from primary and secondary schools. We also look at guidance from local authorities and insurance companies, as well as advice from one of our associate experts.

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  1. 1 No requirement to have a lockdown policy
  2. 2 Guidance from local authorities
  3. 3 Guidance from the National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  4. 4 Schools with shared sites
  5. 5 Lockdown procedures from schools
  6. 6 Telling parents about lockdown

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