Please see the following information and attached documents from the Department for Education regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline
The DfE 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:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8.00am to 6.00pm (Monday to Friday)
The Importance of Hygiene
Personal hygiene is the most important way to tackle the spread of germs including COVID-19. Please see the attached information notices:
- Public Health England – advice about travelling and returning to the UK
- HM Government/NHS – how you can help stop the spread of viruses, like Coronavirus (COVID – 19), by practicing good respiratory and hand hygiene.
Where to find the latest information
Updates on COVID – 19: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus
Please note that in the extremely unlikely event of a school closure, this would only be done under the direction of Public Health England.