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Coronavirus - Help and Information

Risk assessment - September 2020 school re-opening

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Schools are sent daily updates from the Department for Education.  On this page we will post updates and links to helpful sites.


Closure of Educational Settings

Please see the latest information from the DfE.


The Coronavirus Action Plan can be found here.

Department for Education coronavirus helpline

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

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)


Where to find the latest information

Updates on COVID-19:

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:

Educational resources

Latest Department for Education information:

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.
  • 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 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.


Here is a video of the NHS handwashing song.


It would be a good idea to make a note of all log-ons for websites that your child uses in school, for example: Espresso, Mathletics.