Lesson risk assessment form
School: Oriel High School Room: TX1Person(s) carrying out risk assessment Annie Hawkins Date: 22/03/13Class: Yr 9
Step 1: Assess individual criteria for each risk Step 2: Total each category and highlight assessment
No significant risk
Little significant risk LSRLow risk, satisfactory
Some risk but possible to control SRCModerate risk. Some action required
Risk is significant and action required.Report to be madeRSAPotentially high in certain situations. Action tocontrol required
Immediate action required. Report tosenior managers and record actions.Activity must not be carried out untilproblem(s) is controlled or eliminated.IARHigh risk. Urgent action to control or eliminate
Workspace and resources
1a space and size 0
There are limited sewing machines in the classroom sonot every student will be able to use one. The studentshave been taught how to use a sewing machine inprevious lessons. Hair tied back no lose clothing, donot leave machines on and walk away.
1b layout 01c complexity of equipment 21d sufficiency and quality of equipment 0
2 LSR SRC RSA IAR
Nature of curriculum and organisation
2a type and range of activity 1
All students are at different stages of making. Allstudents will be doing individual work. Students who
complete everything will become ‘helpers’ and assist
students who are struggling.
2b individual and group work 12c Length of session 02d Scheme of work 0
2 LSR SRC RSA IAR
Management of learning
3a staff and safety training 03b staff experience and competence 03c Staff control and motivation of pupils 03d level of additional support 0
0 LSR SRC RSA IAR
Nature and number of pupils in the group
4a pupils ability to self-organise 0
Keep an eye on behaviour and noise level throughoutthe lesson.
4b potential behaviour problems 14c pupils with disabilities 04d pupils with language/learning difficulties 0
1 LSR SRC RSA IAR
Step 3: Total all four categories and highlight overall risk assessment
Action to be taken Overall total 5
Aware of students positions in theroom
Aware of students behaviour
Aware of the condition of thetools/machines being used and ensurethat appropriate tools are being used inthe correct and safe way0-12 Generally safe working environment13-20 Some risk which needs attention and monitoring21-35 Action required. Report to senior staff and safetyrepresentative. Address before teaching36+ Serious health and safety risk requiring urgentattention and inspection. Full written reportrequired. Do not teach until addressed.