Coronavirus (Covid-19)

covid 19

These pages are for all staff working directly with children and families in an early years provision.

It is not intended to replace any guidance issued by the Government.

The COVID-19 outbreak is an ever-evolving situation. This information will be updated regularly as things change.

 

Operating during lockdown and beyond Business advice buttonInfection controlEYFS changesCommunicating with families


 

Coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education has a helpline for early years providers, schools and colleges – as well as parents, carers and young people – who have questions about coronavirus.

If you have specific questions about the virus, you can contact the helpline on:

Call: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

 


Key links

 

Business support

Financial support for businesses during coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care

Small Business Grant Fund

Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance for the charity sector

Financial support for your business during coronavirus (Covid-19)

Use of free early education entitlements funding during coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

Operational

Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak

COVID-19 contain framework: a guide for local decision-makers

Protective measures for holiday or after-school clubs and other out-of-school settings for children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak

Safe working in education, childcare and children's social care

Early years and childcare: Coronavirus Covid 19

COVID-19: Cleaning of non-healthcare settings

Early Years Foundation Stage: Coronavirus disapplications

Criticial workers who can access schools or educational settings

 

Pastoral care

Every Mind Matters

 

Health

Coronarvirus: latest information  (Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England)

Coronavirus (2019-cCoV) (NHS)

COVID-19: guidance for supervised toothbrushing programmes in early years and school settings