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

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

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:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

Guidance for educational settings:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

 

Educational resources

https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/101-coronavirus-/resources

https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools

 

Latest Department for Education information:

https://twitter.com/educationgovuk

https://www.facebook.com/educationgovuk/

 

Exam preparation and Ofqual advice

The latest updates from Ofqual can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/updated-statement-on-coronavirus

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