Emergency Response & Resilience Team: Emergency Planning
The aim of our highly experienced team is to provide support for schools in the development of emergency management and business continuity planning arrangements.
What the service provides
We provide ongoing support, advice and guidance on a range of emergency planning areas, to include:
Emergency hazard assessments and emergency planning advice individually tailored to each school's location and particular risks
Template plans, procedures and guidance enabling schools to effectively prepare for and respond to emergencies
Assistance in populating plans
Business continuity templates and guidance to minimise and manage the disruption caused by challenging events such as power cuts, heavy snow, etc
Provision of an emergency alert system that is operational at all times throughout the year e.g. Severe weather
Facilitated training, exercising and testing of emergency & BC (Bury Council) plans and procedures
A self complete resilience audit template with bespoke feedback and advice
A regular update containing news of local, national and international emergency planning issues including a specific resilience related topic
Benefits to your school
The service will assist you to plan for foreseeable events that are outside of your immediate control. The associated benefits include:
Minimising or avoiding the disruption to services and the financial losses that can arise as a result of emergencies
Protection of the staff and pupil wellbeing
Enhancement of reputation and stakeholder confidence
Service level agreement (SLA) information
The cost of this service is based on a fixed rate per primary or high school.
Additional services not covered by this SLA (Service Level Agreement) can be purchased separately. For additional details contact us.
The advice we offer is tailored to support schools with the safeguarding elements of Ofsted inspections.