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 DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk 

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.