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Department for Education Updates 2020-11-13T09:23:04+00:00

Updated Guidance for Parents and Carers – Thursday 12th November

For information regarding returning to school during COVID-19, please refer to this page from the Department for Education.

We have updated the guidance on what parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to include the latest information on self-isolation and shielding, who needs to get a test for coronavirus (COVID-19), face coverings, assessment and exams.

The guidance is now available in the following languages:

Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline is available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm

Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm

Please also see NHS Test and Trace Letter