Risk Management

Helping keep your school safe

Management of risks is of paramount importance forming an ongoing responsibility for School leaders and Governing Boards.  

SIPS can professionally support your school at every step of the way with four distinct service lines.

Expertise ensuring your school benefits from quality support

Support with Physical Risks: Health, Safety & Facilities

Support with GDPR Law

Support with Digital Risks: Online Safety

Health, Safety & Facilities

Health, Safety & Facilities

Helping keep your school safe and clean.  SIPS decode often technical and complex information to offer timely specialist advice, making it relevant to your unique learning environment.  Our qualified experts have vast resources, offer bespoke solutions geared to you and your premises. No question is too small and no challenge too large.

Our Services cover:


Fire Prevention

  • Fire risk assessments and arson prevention
  • Fire safety training including fire marshal and the use of evac-chairs
  • Liaising with the Fire Enforcing Authority

Site & Facilities

  • Review of hours & designated cleaning areas within the school
  • Procedures and frequency of tasks, assessment, and advice on cleaning chemicals
  • Training programmes for Site Managers and cleaning staff
Our Services cover:

Professional Advice

  • Helping developing & Maintaining H&S policy, guidance, and procedures
  • Planning, developing and implementing H&S and risk reduction strategies
  • An investigation following accidents and incidents.

Knowledge: Professional Training

  • A range of specific H&S courses, delivered by professionals.  
  • Attendees range from Head Teachers to Site Managers and support staff.
  • Flexible learning through Toolbox Talks offers on-site ‘bite-sized’ updates including manual handling, basic stress awareness and visual inspections on portable electrical equipment

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

DPO: A DPO role comes with a large degree of responsibility.  SIPS can take on this responsibility for your school, providing you with a qualified DPO.

Equally, a school-based DPO can benefit from extensive expert SIPS services through a bespoke package to advise and support at each and every stage.

GDPR introduced a major refresh of Data Protection laws that need to be understood, considered and enforced by all organisations including schools.  

SIPS can assist with:

  • Data Mapping ‘audit’ and data walk of the school to review current performance
  • Consultancy/support time, e.g.  developing systems, impact assessments, subject access requests, data breaches
  • Up-to-date awareness training for Staff and Governors
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Online Safety

Online Safety

All staff have a responsibility in safeguarding children and young people to stay safe online, this requires an ever more, multifaceted approach.

SIPS service includes:

  • Teaching sessions and access to ‘Think You Know’ training, accredited by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (CEOP)
  • Staff training and updates for digital resilience
  • Help to work towards the Ofsted-recognised 360-degree safe online safety accreditation

Our services are flexible, so we can tailor them to meet your school’s needs and budget.

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The ways we can assist are numerous with many service lines including:

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