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ERIC Number: ED453649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-11-270916-8
Improving Security in Schools. Managing School Facilities, Guide 4.
Department for Education and Employment, London (England).
This booklet offers guidance on how to improve school security, including advice on the management of security and the roles of local education authorities, school governors, and headteachers. The guide describes how schools can carry out their own security surveys, assess themselves in terms of risk, and then consider security measures appropriate to that level of risk. The selection of specific security measures is discussed including visitor access control, fire detection systems, cash handling, out of hours access, property marking, computer security, intruder alarms, secure storage, and car parking and vehicle security. (GR)
The Stationary Office, P.O. Box 29, St. Crispins House, Duke Street, Norwich NR3 1PD England (6.95 British pounds). Tel: 0870-600-5522; Fax: 0870-600-5533; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department for Education and Employment, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom