Changes to the guidance for full opening for special schools and other specialist settings

News - 11 September 2020

Changes have been made in a number of areas within the guidance:

  • changes to SEND legislation
  • use of face coverings in settings
  • the framework for supporting transport to and from settings
  • pupils who are shielding or self-isolating
  • actions for all schools and local authorities with regards to recording attendance and absence
  • employer health and safety and equalities duties
  • support available for schools with regard to supply teachers
  • performance management and appraisal for teachers
  • health and safety
  • music, dance and drama in school
  • wraparound provision and extra-curricular activity
  • physical activity in schools
  • new resources available for pupil wellbeing and support
  • behaviour expectations
  • primary assessment
  • additional resources available for delivering remote education
  • health and safety risk assessments for those with an EHC plan

Read the updated guidance