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 as things change.


Operating during lockdown and beyond Business advice buttonInfection controlEYFS changes


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



Key links


Business support

Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance for the charity sector



Covid-19 Response: Living with Covid-19

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

Early years and childcare: Coronavirus Covid 19


Pastoral care

Every Mind Matters



Coronarvirus: latest data  (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