Sibford School is part of the #Safeschools Initiative

- 15 September 2020 -

Sibford School is proud to be part of the safe schools initiative. They have committed to adhering to the Boarding Schools’ Association’s (BSA) COVID-Safe Charter.

In addition to this, safe schools initiative has proposed a number of additional optional measures for schools to consider. This is to ensure that schools are going “above and beyond”. Sibford are keen to implement and delighted to be working with other schools and guardians to ensure high levels of safety within boarding UK.

Read the #safeschools statement here.

Victoria Baker, Head of Boarding at Sibford School said: ‘We are delighted to be part of the #safeschools initiative. The main objective of the charter is to create a set of minimum standards that all schools will agree to have in place in advance of September 2020.’

Established in May 2020, the BSA COVID-Safe Charter aims to ensure the safety of all pupils and staff as schools begin to re-open across the UK, following closures due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Sibford junior school students outside following the safe schools initiative

Sibford school students outdoors with binoculars

This will allow UK schools to:

  • Facilitate the core purpose of ensuring education continues with minimal disruption
  • Standardise a minimum level of precautionary measures across UK boarding schools
  • Ensure the safest possible environment for all day and boarding students
  • Bring the sector together with a strategically considered response and proactive approach

Click here to read the full charter.