In light of recent information regarding some school closures in the UK (COVID-19), we have felt it important that you are all aware of the current information and guidance offered by gov.uk regarding travelling and risk: GOV.UK advice on Coronavirus (COVID19)
Please find below an update from the Department for Education dated 2nd March 2020.
Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline
Today, we have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Telephone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8.00am to 6.00pm (Monday to Friday)
No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless directed to do so by Public Health England.
The Importance of Hygiene
Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.
Public Health England has a dedicated webpage with a range of posters and digital materials at:
Sign up is quick, free and means you will be alerted as more resources are made available.