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.
14/01/2021: We have published new staffing Q&As relating to the National Testing Programme.
08/01/2021: The government has updated the guidance document Providing apprenticeships during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak regarding remote provision and end-point assessment in light of the new national lockdown.
05/01/2021: Due to rapidly escalating Covid-19 infection rates, the government has announced on 4 January 2021 a new national lockdown for England effective 5 January 2021. Colleges, primary and secondary schools will remain open for vulnerable children and the children of critical workers to learn on site. All other children will learn remotely until February half term. Early Years settings will remain open. We will update our web pages as more detailed guidance becomes available over the coming days.
04/01/2021: There have been a number of government announcements during the Christmas school closure period affecting schools and colleges including the introduction of Tier 4 restrictions and the triggering of the Education Contingency Framework. We've summarised these on a news article which provides links to the latest information and will be updating our web pages over the coming days.