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Weekly DfE Publication WC 29/06/2020

30 June 2020

Providing free school meals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Guidance

This guidance will help schools and local authorities to continue providing free school meals to eligible pupils where:

 

1 July 2020

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out-of-school settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Guidance

This guidance is for parents and carers and covers changes to after-school clubs, holiday clubs, tuition, community activities and other out-of-school settings for children and young people over the age of 5 during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

 

2 July 2020

Actions for schools during the coronavirus outbreak

Guidance

This guidance will apply from the start of the autumn term. It’s been published before the start of the new academic year to help you prepare.

It applies to all schools in England including:

 

2 July 2020

Guidance for full opening: special schools and other specialist settings

Guidance

Guidance which provides specific advice on approaches for reducing the risk of transmission and other operational considerations that special educational settings should follow as they prepare for welcoming all students back to their setting in September. This applies to:

 

1 July 2020

Local lockdowns: guidance for education and childcare settings

Guidance

This guidance is for all education and childcare settings in the Leicester area including:

It may also be useful for:

We will update this guidance as we have further information available.

 

2 July 2020

Arrangements for examinations and assessments in 2020/21

Correspondence

On 18 June 2020 the Secretary of State for Education wrote to Sally Collier, Ofqual’s Chief Regulator, to set out his Department’s broad policy objectives in relation to exams and assessments in the 2020/21 academic year.

The letter outlines the Secretary of State’s determination that students sitting examinations or taking assessments next year should be able to progress to the next stage of their education or employment. It also notes his intention that the overall standard and rigour of examinations and assessments should be maintained wherever possible, given the current unique circumstances.

 

3 July 2020

Thousands of children offered nutritious breakfasts during summer

News Story

Children from more than 1,800 schools in England who are currently part of our Breakfast Clubs programme will now be offered healthy breakfasts over the summer.

 

3 July 2020

Education Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 02 July 2020

Speech

Education Secretary on the Government’s plans for all pupils to return to schools, colleges, nurseries and other education settings in September.

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