Covid-19 Risk Assessments

Information sent to schools 10th July 2020 regarding September’s Music Provision – September Music Provision

“All pupils should have access to a quality arts education. Music, dance and drama build confidence and help children live happier, more enriched lives, and discover the joy of expressing themselves.”

Department for Education  – Guidance for Opening Schools 17th Sep 2020

All of our in school teaching activities have been comprehensively risk assessed in-line with the latest DfE and Government guidance alongside advice issued by Music Mark and should run in accordance with your school’s own risk assessment. This guidance can be found via the following links:

Please select the risk assessment for the specific activity you have in school and MAS Whole Class and Small Group Singing v7 as this may form a part of your provision:

This document will be updated when the DfE and Government guidance is updated.  Please visit regularly to ensure that you have the most up to date risk assessment.  All risk assessments require that the first visit from each member of Music & Arts staff in school begins with a discussion of your school’s risk assessment.  Please ensure that they remain updated with any risk assessment changes.

The Music & Arts Service is now a part of the national Lateral Flow Testing roll out and staff are issued with home testing kits along with result reporting processing in line with LFT guidance. Our risk assessment for this can be found below


Please contact the Music & Arts Service if you have any questions relating to any of the above.