Updated information from the Department of Education for parents and carers about returning to school 


what they need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak


 Department for Education guidance is below- the last entry is the information for parents regarding school opening in September




Department for Education coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is 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
10am to 4pm – Saturday and Sunday