11/03/2020

Useful links about coronavirus in schools

Here are some links to helpful advice about coronavirus in schools:

Current advice

In line with current advice, you should continue to send your child to school so long as neither they nor any immediate family members have visited the specified areas or countries in the past 14 days.

 

Poster for schools

Coronavirus advice for education settings poster from Public Health England

 

Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline

This helpline is open to students, parents and staff.

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening Hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

 

Remote working

The emPSN network offers resilience to enable schools to be able to teach and work remotely. The Independent Schools Council digital strategy group has published an article which covers a lot of points about remote teaching and learning and provides real feedback from schools who have had to do it.

 

Summer exams

Ofqual (the exam board regulator) and the Department for Education have set up a website to provide updates regarding the summer exam season for all stakeholders.

 

Further updates

Your school should be able to provide further updates on planned trips or any changes to current advice.

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