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Coronavirus: Advice and Guidance

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - Link to latest Government guidance

COVID 19 Attendance flowchart

Covid-19 Pupil Absence Guide

Coronavirus related letters and documents

Coronavirus: what you need to know


There is a lot in the news and we appreciate many are worried about Coronavirus and its spread.


The government is closely monitoring the spread of Coronavirus and we would like to reassure you that we are receiving daily advice from the Department for Education and are following the guidance from them, the Local Authority and Public Health England


Up to date advice and information can be found on the following links:


You can help to slow the spread of Coronavirus


Make sure you and your children follow these general principles to prevent spreading any respiratory virus:

  • Wash your hands often – with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or an alcohol-based sanitiser if soap and water aren’t available.
  • Please click here to access NHS video showing the most effective way of washing your hands
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you feel unwell, stay at home and don’t attend work or school.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a disposable tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home.
  • If you’re worried about your symptoms, please call NHS 111 – don’t go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.


Coronavirus risk assessment

Coronavirus advice for educational settings

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline - this helpline has been set up to answer questions about the virus related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline.

Please ensure your contact information is uptodate so we can ensure you have the latest information .