Bomb threats and security

Schools are reminded to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities either directly to the police or through their safer schools officers as well as the local authority.

Schools should review their emergency procedures and are advised to use the checklist.

The advice remains to follow the guidance when receiving a bomb threat:

Procedures for handling bomb threats and checklist (DfE website)

Useful resources

  • Bomb threat /chemical threat
  • Section 14 of the critical incident manual (related content below) provides further guidance on schools emergency plans.
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Last updated: 19 Mar 2018