NGA – Ensuring continuity and making plans for recovery
As schools welcome back all staff and pupils at the beginning of the autumn term, they will be getting used to new ways of operating in order to keep everyone safe. Governing boards and school leaders will need time to assess the needs of pupils as they return to school so that they can make the right plans to support every pupil.
This guidance is relevant to all types of state school and academy trust in England. It covers:
- key considerations for monitoring the safe opening of schools
- a collaborative approach to evaluating the impact of COVID-19 and subsequent recovery planning
- virtual governance: tips to conduct successful virtual meetings and virtual monitoring
- resuming elections and other board business