Coronavirus: Schools Guidance & Advice

Here’s the latest Coronavirus-related guidance on Schools and other educational locations. Sources include Government and Local Authority.

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    Gov’t Advice: Children who can still access schools in lockdown
    Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January 2021, only children of critical workers and vulnerable children and young people should attend school or college. All other pupils and students will receive remote education. Here are the details of which children are involved. Vulnerable …
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    Targeted Covid-19 testing underway in Calderdale schools
    Calderdale Council have announced that targeted community COVID-19 testing gets underway in Calderdale this week, with a number of schools set to receive rapid tests. Calderdale is in the highest level of restrictions to control the virus – Tier 3: Very High Alert. The borough’s infection rate is …
  • Guidance to parents and guardians: when you should book a coronavirus test for your child
    Date: 23 September 2020 – A Government letter to parents and guardians Dear parents and guardians, This is an important letter to share some information on how we can work together to make sure we can continue to give children and young people the best education in the safest way possible. …
  • Gov’t Advice: For Schools With SEND and Disabled Pupils
    The Government has published Guidance for the full opening of all special schools and other specialist settings. Although aimed at the schools themselves, this guidance is also helpful for parents preparing to send children to these educational settings. This sets out what the schools need need to …
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    Back To School: Guidance For Parents/carers
    This is the government’s latest guidance for parents and carers ahead of the Autumn Term in schools, colleges etc.  Contents Returning to nursery, childminders, school and college Attendance Helping make nurseries, childminders, schools and colleges as safe as possible Arriving and leaving …
  • Back To School: How Schools Will Maintain Education During An Outbreak?
    This is the Government’s overview of what will happen in schools in areas where there are Coronavirus outbreaks and hot-spots. It describes a sliding scale of measures that the school will be able to take to protect pupils and staff whilst continuing to provide education. The government has …
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    Calderdale Back To School Q & A Video
    Calderdale Council hosted their COVID-19 LIVE Q&A, all about safely returning to school and childcare settings in September, on 27 August – the video below can be watched at any time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2zZsSx2uvo&feature=youtu.be   Share this:TwitterFacebookLike …
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    Back To School: Online Safety Tips
    Staying safe online – Josh’s story: My name is Josh and I am going to be telling you on behalf of the young people’s Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Reference Group about the latest project that we have been working on. The group is made up of nine young people with special …
  • Council Live Q & A: Returning to school and childcare settings
    This Thursday 27 August, Calderdale Council is hosting their next COVID-19 LIVE Q&A, all about safely returning to school and childcare settings next week. Tune in from 7pm on the councils Facebook, Twitter or YouTube channels. Council  on Twitter Council on Facebook Council on YouTube Have …
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    Government Advice: Schools & Coronavirus Index Of Guidance Documents
    Although this index of documents is aimed at school leaders, teachers and school staff, it’s also a useful resource if you have any questions about Coronavirus measures in education. Contents Guidance for other providers Day-to-day running of a school Safe working and protective measures …
  • Government Advice: Face coverings in education/schools
    This is the latest advice from the UK Government on the use of face coverings in Schools. All pupils, in all year groups, will return to education full-time from the beginning of the autumn term. This guidance is intended to support early years and childcare providers, schools, including …