Government Guidelines on Coronavirus

Government Guidelines

This section aims to keep you up to date with all the latest Government advice and guidelines.

Help control the virus

To protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:

  • wash hands – keep washing your hands regularly
  • cover face – wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
  • make space – stay at least a metre away from people not in your household

If you are feeling unwell, get a test and do not leave home for at least 10 days.

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-in-the-autumn-term Pub: 1 September 2020
Face Coverings in Education https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-in-education/face-coverings-in-education Pub: 26 August 2020
What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus outbreak https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak Pub: 18 June 2020
Stay at home for Ramadan https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/04/22/stay-at-home-for-ramadan/ Pub: 22 April 2020
Coronavirus: Online education resources https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources Pub: 7 April 2020
Guidance for parents and carers supporting young people’s mental health during coronavirus https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing Pub: 29 March 2020
Cancellation of Exams https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-cancellation-of-gcses-as-and-a-levels-in-2020 Pub: 20 March 2020
Free School Meals Guidance https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-free-school-meals-guidance Pub: 19 March 2020
Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers including online safety tips https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers Pub: 19 March 2020
Guidance for households with possible COVID-19 infection https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance Pub: 12 March 2020
Guidance for social distancing for everyone in the UK https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people Pub: 16 March 2020
COVID -19 Guidance https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-guidance#guidance-for-the-public  Pub: 3 March 2020