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Controlling access to school premises

Guidance on access to, and barring of individuals from, school premises.


School security

Ref: DFE-57521-2012PDF, 162KB, 5 pages


This is for:

  • governing bodies
  • school leaders
  • head teachers and school staff
  • local authorities
  • academy trusts

It applies to all schools.

This guidance covers:

  • who can and can’t access school premises
  • barring and removing unwanted visitors

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