Latest guidance on coronavirus

You can find all the latest information and guidance on managing schools and supporting the young people in your care during the coronavirus pandemic on GOV.UK.  

You can also find a regularly updated Q&Aon GOV.UK which brings together key information and actions for schools. 

Phased wider opening of schools, colleges and nurseries – from 1st June

We have set out plans for schools, colleges and early years settings across England to potentially open from .  

Four pieces of guidance have been published to support you to plan: 

More guidance will be published in coming days and weeks and existing guidance will be updated. All documents will be published here. 

Thank a Teacher Day – 20th May

School leaders, teachers and support staff have been asked to go to great lengths to help this country step up to tackle coronavirus, thank you. 

We are supporting Thank a Teacher Day on 20th May to make sure everyone working in schools and education settings is recognised for the huge contribution they have made.  

Join us as we celebrate everyone making a difference in education, not only now, during these unprecedented times, but every day of the year. 

Find out how to get involved. 

The Thank a Teacher campaign is being led by the Teaching Awards Trust, in partnership with the DfE. 

Support for parents

We understand this is a challenging time for parents too, many of whom are now supporting their children’s learning at home or may have questions about their children potentially returning to school. 

We have developed the following guidance and resources for parents to support them at this time:  

  • Q&A which answers key questions parents may have 

 Please do share these with parents if helpful. 

Make sure you are receiving the right information from us

We are currently sending emails to schools most days to provide the latest coronavirus guidance. If your school isn’t receiving the daily email, please check which email address, if any, your school has registered on our national database – Get Information About Schools. Find out how to update your information

We also send out this Teacher Bulletin a few times per half term. It brings together some of the recent advice and information we’ve published. Your colleagues can subscribe to this Bulletin by following the link at the bottom of this email. 

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