All schools will close on Friday 20th March 2020
The government has announced that all schools will close on Friday 20th March 2020 until further notice.
More details will be provided when available about support available for the children of for key workers and the vulnerable.
Children with symptoms
Children with symptoms of coronavirus infection, however mild and regardless of diagnosis, should stay at home for 7 days from when their symptoms started.
Read the latest advice for schools from the government on what to do if they have a suspected case, or have people returning from an area affected by coronavirus.
Department for Education helpline
A Department for Education helpline to answer questions about coronavirus for staff, parents and young people is available:
- Phone: 0800 046 8687.
- Email: DfE.email@example.com
- Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)