School fire drill

School fire drill at BSB.
Students ran a whole school fire drill to ensure that everyone understands how to respond in an emergency.
Evacuation of the building was achieved in a speedy and orderly manner in less than 4 minutes. All staff were also calm in their demeanour so as not to pass undue stress onto the pupils

The purpose of the fire drill

Fire drills are intended to ensure, by means of training and rehearsal, that:

  • people who may be in danger act in a calm and orderly manner
  • those with responsibilities carry out their tasks to ensure the safety of all concerned
  • escape routes are used in accordance with a predetermined and practised plan
  • evacuation of the building is achieved in a speedy and orderly manner
  • people will react rationally when confronted with a fire or other emergency at school or elsewhere.


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