Updated ‘Critical workers’ section to clarify that parents and carers who are critical workers should keep their children at home if they can.
List of critical workers (key workers) who can send their children to school or other educational settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
This guidance is for:
- local authorities
- school staff
- early years staff
- college staff
- social care workers
- employers of parents with vulnerable children, or who are listed as critical workers in this guidance
It applies to all schools, childcare providers, colleges and local authorities in England.
It explains which children can attend school during the coronavirus outbreak.