Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Schools will get 2 weeks notice before re-opening for all

    The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said schools in England will be given two weeks’ notice before reopening. Primary and secondary schools remain closed, except to vulnerable pupils and the children of key workers.

    Covid catch-up premium: what is it?

    The Department for Education (DfE) has  announced £1 billion of funding (the Covid catch-up premium) to support children and young people to catch up lost time after school closure. This is especially important for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds.

    Remote education framework: review your provision

    The Department for Education (DfE) has published a framework (download from here) to support schools to identify strengths and areas for improvement in their remote education provision. The framework is not statutory and you can adapt it to suit your school and context.

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      The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said schools in England will be given two weeks’ notice before reopening. Primary and secondary schools remain closed, except to vulnerable pupils and the children of key workers.

    • What is an EHC plan?

      What is an EHC plan and what are the responsibilities for different school staff? GOV.UK explains that an education, health and care (EHC) plan is for children and young people aged up to 25 who need more support than is available through special educational needs support.