Coronavirus (Covid-19) government guidance


Maintaining education and skills training provision: further education providers

This operational guidance provides further detailed information on new arrangements and responses to questions for organisations delivering further education including general further education colleges, sixth form colleges, and other providers.


Update to coronavirus symptoms

The Chief Medical Officer has made an update to the coronavirus symptoms. From 18th May, all individuals should self-isolate if they develop a new continuous cough or fever or anosmia. Anosmia is the loss of or a change in your normal sense of smell. It can also affect your sense of taste.

Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers.


COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.



Working safely during the coronavirus outbreak – a short guide


DfE’s COVID-19 helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care and is open to staff, parents and young people.

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday

Please have your unique reference number (URN or UK PRN) available when calling the hotline


Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for employers and employees

Advice and guidance from ACAS

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