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Department for Education guidance

21 April 2020 (by admin)

Department for Education

Launch of BBC Bitesize: The BBC has today launched an education package across TV and online, featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents.

BBC Bitesize can be accessed here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting their children’s education during coronavirus (COVID-19): We have published information, guidance and support for parents and carers of children who are learning at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Guidance on helping children aged 2 to 4 learn at home can be found here:

·         https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-aged-2-to-4-to-learn-at-home-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Guidance on helping primary school aged children learn at home can be found here:

·         https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-primary-school-children-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Guidance on helping children with special educational needs and disabilities learn at home can be found here:

·         https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-with-send-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Updated guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings: The guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings has been updated with additional information on the support available for parents, online educational resources and support for vulnerable children.

The guidance can be found here:

·         https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers