Department for Education (England) Coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education in England has launched a helpline to answer questions related to education about COVID-19. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday by calling 0800 046 8687 or emailing 

The Department has said that no school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless directed to do so by Public Health England.

Full guidance for educational settings in England is available here.

PACEY members can contact the legal helpline for advice.