LATEST COVID-19 ADVICE: If you develop a new continuous cough or a high temperature please self-isolate for 7 days. If one person from a household starts to display virus symptoms – everyone living in the household must stay at home for 14 days or longer if symptoms persist. All staff will take the same precautions.

Coronavirus Key Information

Department for Education advice for Coronavirus for all early years providers, schools and further education providers. 

The Department of Education have set up a telephone hotline for anyone involved in education with queries connected to the virus.  This is for staff and parents. You can call on 0800 0468687 or email DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Latest information and advice can also be found at: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Stay at home: guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

The importance of hygiene:
Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.

Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds with soap and hot water:
In addition to hand washing before eating and after sneezing, both children and staff should also wash hands after using toilets and after travelling on public transport

Educational resources:
The e-Bug project is led by Public Health England and has a dedicated webpage for learning resources on hand washing and respiratory hygiene.

Further information on what you should do if you are asked to self-isolate can be found here: https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/02/20/what-is-self-isolation-and-why-is-it-important/