All school leaders, trustees, headteachers and governors are responsibility for making sure measures are in place that will help reduce the risk of a cybercrime.
Amy Greenough, DfE’s lead for the Schools Water Strategy, talks about the sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) projects her team has worked on in partnership with water companies and Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFA), to reduce the surface water flood risk across the school estate.
Paul McKeown works in the Department for Education’s Water Strategy Team. In this blog post, Paul shares some useful tips to help prepare your school for winter and reduce the risk of disruption that adverse weather conditions can bring.
Are you reviewing your school or trust's insurance arrangements this autumn? Louise Green works in the Department for Education's Schools Commercial Team. In this blog post, Louise talks about the benefits of the DfE’s Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA), an alternative to commercial insurance for state funded schools.
Do the fire doors in your school meet the safety standards? In this blog post, Julie Noble will guide you through how to check and make sure your fire doors are up to the required safety standards.
In April 2022 the department included cyber cover as part of its Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA). We are almost a year on and Katy O’Connor, RPA Future Projects Strategy and Delivery Lead thought it was a good time to check in and see if all members are taking full advantage of this vital cover.
In this blog, Russ Bland, Head of crime, fire and health and safety resilience for the Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA), tells us about the targeted work that his team are doing to keep schools with particular risks as safe and secure as possible.
Georgia Shepherd, Product Delivery Lead for RPA Cyber, talks about how the Department for Education is improving risk management across the school sector by introducing cyber cover into the risk protection arrangement (RPA) product from April 2022.