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Guidance for the opening of schools in September has been published

03 Jul 2020|09:00
Covid-19

On the 2nd July, The Education secretary, Gavin Williamson, announced the government’s plans for the full re-opening of schools in September. There is separate guidance for special schools, early years and childcare providers and FE colleges and providers. The expectation is that children and young people with SEND will be able to return to full-time provision from the beginning of the Autumn term.

Guidance for mainstream schools

Guidance for special schools and other specialist settings

Updated actions for early years and childcare providers

Updated guidance for FE and skills providers

The DfE states that schools should continue to increase attendance for those in target year groups and those with Education, Health and Care Plans for the remainder of the summer term. Out of school settings providing childcare and short break or respite services will be able to open from 1st July and into the summer holidays.