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COVID-19 Information and Updates

On August 16th COVID restrictions changed. 


Step 4 update - what parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)   


What to do if you intend to travel abroad

1. Check the guidance for each country you will visit or transit through Foreign travel advice 

2. Read the guidance on international travel during COVID-19

Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19) 

What to do if you are returning from abroad

1. Check if any countries you have visited are on the Government's red list.  If you have been in or through any red list countries in the previous 10 days:  If you are a British or Irish National, or have UK residence rights, you will be able to enter. You must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days.  Otherwise you will be refused entry to the UK.  Red list travel ban countries 

2. Read what to do before you return to the UK Prepare to return to the UK 

3. Read what to do when you arrive in the UK.  Everybody must quarantine for 10 days. Quarantine in the place where you are staying or in a government approved hotel if you have returned from a red list country When you arrive in the UK 

4. If you have to quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days. 

Please note that quarantine hotels are prohibitively expensive - click here to read the BBC article to find out more.


Booking and staying in a quarantine facility when you arrive in England


Self-isolation compliance checks after international travel


Department for Education Coronavirus helpline information:

DfE coronavirus helpline
Telephone: 0800 046 8687
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 6pm

Medical and Mental Health Information

For advice from Kirklees Educational Psychology & Early Years SEN Support Service on how to support your child during the Coronavirus lockdown, please see the documents below.

Click the link below for free information and resources on how to improve mental health during the pandemic:


Advice on supporting and maintaining positive child mental health during Coronavirus

The following websites and documents offer support and advice on how to support your child's emotions, behaviours and changing moods.

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