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Education and Covid-19

Opening schools from 1st June 2020

The Department of Education’s latest guidance on the reopening of schools which contains reference to the ‘scientific advice’ it has received on opening schools is here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/reopening-schools-and-other-educational-settings-from-1-june

Wigan LMC (Local Medical Committee) have prepared advice for parents and carers, that  GP risk assessments and letters are not necessary in the case of highly vulnerable pupils, in the case of vulnerable children, and those living with a highly vulnerable person. Please click the following link for the letter for parents and carers  Guidance note for parents of children returning to school from 1st June 2020

Department of Education new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education

Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)