From UKGov/ Department for Education and Cabinet Office

List of critical workers (key workers) and vulnerable children and young people who can access full-time education provision in the case of future restrictions on education during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Applies to:England

Children of critical workers and vulnerable children who can access schools or educational settings



This guidance is for:

  • local authorities
  • school staff
  • early years staff
  • college staff
  • social care workers
  • parents
  • employers of parents with vulnerable children, or who are listed as critical workers in this guidance

It applies to all schools, childcare providers, colleges and local authorities in England.

It explains which children can attend school during the coronavirus outbreak.

There’s also guidance on What parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak.

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