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How schools and other providers can make their sites safe for staff and learners.

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First published:
13 July 2020
Last updated:


Key changes to document

  • Guidance on the use of face coverings.
  • Revised position on shielding as a result of the Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) announcement to pause shielding from 16 August.
  • School transport guidance to provide greater clarity.
  • Revised detail on food in school and catering arrangements to provide further clarification.
  • Self isolation advice and Track Trace Protect (TTP) advice updated to reflect the change in self isolation from 7 to 10 days in line with the UK.
  • Attendance update to reflect stakeholder feedback on coding.
  • A link to the education workforce risk assessment toolkit.
  • Educational visits.
  • Nursery provision.
  • Maintaining immunisations during COVID-19.