From here you can access the information, Q&As and other resources we have developed - and are continuing to develop - in response to the coronavirus pandemic to support schools and colleges.
26/03/2021: The government has published updated operational guidance for schools including expectations for clinically extremely vulnerable staff once shielding is paused from 31 March 2021.
04/03/2021: The government has announced an extension of the Coronavirus Job Support Scheme from 1 May to 30 September 2021. The government has published updated guidance and a policy paper detailing how the scheme will be extended, showing that employers will be responsible for funding employer National Insurance contributions and pension contributions from 1 May until 30 September. There will be a tapering off of the government contribution to wages for hours not worked between July and September.
24/02/2021: We have published updated advice on the March reopening of schools.
23/02/2021: As you will be aware, on 22nd February 2021 the Prime Minister announced that schools and FE colleges will reopen to all pupils on 8th March. Updated DfE guidance for schools has already been published. We are currently producing updated HR advice for schools which we expect to publish on 24th February, here in the Coronavirus Resources Hub.