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Delayed return to school and contingency framework: Your questions answered

On 30 January, the Government responded to rapidly rising case rates due to the new, more transmissible variant of coronavirus by triggering the education contingency framework and pushing back the staggered return for secondary schools and colleges by one week. …

What the new national restrictions mean for education settings

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On Saturday the Prime Minister announced that, from today, the country will enter a new period of national restrictions until at least 2 December. Unlike the last national lockdown in the spring, this time schools, nurseries and other education settings …

Understanding the coronavirus helpline and online educational setting status form

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On Thursday we tweeted a response to a news article on our helpline. The coronavirus helpline offers schools, parents and pupils the chance to get the latest information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to schools and other educational establishments, …