On this page you will find:

All documentation can be found in the sidebar on the right/below. Please contact the NASUWT if you have any concerns about these issues.

Health and safety checklist

The NASUWT has also produced the comprehensive health and safety Checklist on Preparation for the Reopening of Schools that can be used when considering full school reopening.

The checklist provides the key steps which must be factored into the planning of the reopening of schools.

The NASUWT expects that all steps will be completed prior to reopening.

The checklist is in four sections:

  1. Schools where the premises have been closed completely since lockdown on 23rd March 2020.
  2. Schools which have been partially open throughout the lockdown period.
  3. Actions to be taken which apply to all schools.
  4. Useful links to guidance, which supplements the issues in sections A, B and C.

If you need support or advice around issues related to the checklist, please contact the NASUWT.

To find out about more about risk assessments within schools, consult the NASUWT Risk Assessment Toolkit and Coronavirus FAQs on safety issues and contingency planning.


Correspondence from the NASUWT General Secretary with government can be downloaded from the sidebar.

Other Northern Ireland guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance - Northern Ireland

Coronavirus Hub