Latest Updates re Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance from Public Health England and the DfE
On Tuesday 29 March 2022, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April. Most of the COVID-19 specific guidance for education and childcare settings will now be withdrawn from GOV.UK.
From Friday 1st April 2022 the Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline will become the DfE incident support helpline with the existing number 0800 046 8687, and will continue to be available to answer your questions relating to COVID-19.
Advice for Ukrainian families on applying for a school place and accessing childcare in England
The DfE have published some advice on the Education Hub for Ukrainian families on applying for a school place and accessing childcare. The article is available in both English and Ukrainian and can be shared with staff and parents. Advice for Ukrainian families on applying for a school place and accessing childcare in England
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