Coronavirus Update

The Department for Education has published the following guidance in support of the full reopening of schools in autumn. This information was last updated Friday 7th August:


We have updated this guidance to:

  • provide more advice on risk management
  • provide clarification on the age requirements related to face coverings on public transport
  • confirm revised guidance on cleaning has now been published
  • set out that the Department for Education will be supporting schools over the summer on communications with staff, parents and pupils
  • give more information about pupils with education, health and care plans
  • give more information about managing contractors and other visitors to schools, including immunisation programmes
  • clarify some details of the test and trace process
  • provide additional advice on staff who are clinically vulnerable and clinically extremely vulnerable
  • expand on use of space and ventilation
  • provide a link to the recorded webinar on mental health and wellbeing, clarify resources available from MindEd, and link to e-Bug resources to support teaching children about hygiene measures
  • provide advice on exam results day

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