COVID-19 and school places for critical sector workers: one parent or two?

March 20th, 2020 by Jonathan Auburn

The new Cabinet Office and DfE Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision states that school places should be provided where needed for children of critical sector workers. One issue which has arisen immediately is whether this means school places should be open where one parent is a critical sector worker, or only where both parents are such workers. Read more »


COVID-19 and school closures: Secretary of State’s announcement

March 19th, 2020 by Jonathan Auburn

For anyone looking for the full text of the Secretary of State for Education’s recent announcement on school closures, and continued provision of education for the children of key workers, children who have assigned social workers, and children with EHC plans, here it is – Read more »