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DfE New and Updated Guidance

The DfE has issued the following:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for children’s social care services – Updated 06.05.2020:
Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) for local authorities and their partners to help support and protect vulnerable children. Update reads: Guidance updated to reflect the temporary changes made in the Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-childrens-social-care-services

Supporting pupils’ wellbeing Published 05.05.2020:
Schools have been using various methods to ensure that they are supporting pupils’ wellbeing and providing pastoral care.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/supporting-pupils-wellbeing

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings – Updated 04.05.2020
Guidance and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) in educational settings for staff, parents and carers, pupils and students.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-schools-and-other-educational-settings

Get technology support for children and schools during coronavirus (COVID-19) – Updated 04.05.2020
Guidance for local authorities, academy trusts and schools on how to get internet access, digital devices and support to provide remote education during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Local authorities can also get support for care leavers, and children and young people with a social worker. Update reads: Updated to reflect policy and process development.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-help-with-technology-for-remote-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Published 02.05.2020: Emergency funding to support most vulnerable in society during pandemic Communities Secretary announces £76 million extra funding to support survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and vulnerable children and their families and victims of modern slaver

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/emergency-funding-to-support-most-vulnerable-in-society-during-pandemic

What parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak – Updated 01.05.2020:
Information for parents and carers about educational provision for critical workers, school closures, exams, free school meals and home schooling. Update reads: Added information about the May bank holiday, a link to the admissions appeals and updates to the support is available to parents to help them educate their children at home.

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

 

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