Access the government’s daily update on coronavirus

Stay updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Department for Education coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is now available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687


Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

If you work in a school, please have your unique reference number (URN or UKPRN) available when calling the helpline.


Where to find the latest coronavirus information

Updates on COVID-19:


Guidance for educational settings:


Educational resources


Latest Department for Education information:


Exam preparation and Ofqual advice

The latest updates from Ofqual can be found here:

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