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.
HR Processes & People Management During the Partial School Closure
10/07/2020: We have published new advice on the full reopening of schools in September
09/07/2020: It is taking longer than usual to process UK passport applications as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In response to this, DBS will temporarily allow expired UK passports to be used for ID checking purposes, if within 6 months of their expiry date. The applicant must be in possession of their expired passport, to use it as an identity document. More information about updates to ID checking guidelines as a result of coronavirus can be found here.
02/07/2020: Guidance on September reopening published - see our summary article for more information.