What schools, colleges, nurseries, childminders, early years and other educational settings need to do if there's a local lockdown during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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An outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in parts of Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and West Yorkshire. The government and relevant local authorities are acting together to control the spread of the virus. More information on the affected local areas is available on the North of England: local restrictions page.
This guidance is for all education and childcare settings in the Leicester area including:
- all schools and colleges
- early years and childcare settings
- further education providers
- higher education providers
- local authorities
It may also be useful for:
- parents and carers
- students and young people
We will update this guidance as we have further information available.
DfE coronavirus helpline
Telephone 0800 046 8687
If you have a query about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to schools and other educational establishments, and children's social care, in England contact our helpline.
Lines are open from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.
If you work in a school, please have your unique reference number (URN or UK PRN) available when calling the helpline.