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The deadline for primary school applications is Sunday 15 January: Here’s what you need to know

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Sunday 15 January is the deadline for primary school applications. Parents with children due to start school in September 2023 need to go through their local authority to apply for places at their chosen primary schools.

Everything you need to know about face coverings in schools and colleges – who must wear them, why they’re important and when will they stop having to wear them

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To maximise the number of children in school and college, the Government is temporarily recommending that face coverings are worn in classrooms and teaching spaces for pupils and students in year 7 or above, in light of the Omicron variant …

What you need to know about daily testing for COVID-19 contacts

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We have said that being in school and early years settings is vital for protecting young people’s education. We have set out the ways we are protecting education and regular testing is a key mitigation to ensure children do not …

What do children and young people learn in relationship, sex and health education

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We want to make sure that young people understand what healthy relationships look like and how to navigate their personal lives in a positive, safe and healthy way. That’s why we introduced the statutory relationships, sex and health education (RSHE) …

What the new temporary COVID-19 measures mean for early year settings, out-of-school settings, schools, colleges and universities

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On Saturday 27 November, the Prime Minister announced new temporary measures to “buy more time” for our scientists to understand the situation.