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Use our template letter to let parents know you now need to close the school to all pupils except those of key workers and vulnerable children, following the latest announcements from the government. It includes a request for parents who are key workers to make themselves known to you.

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Download and adapt our letter

Use this letter to explain what the latest announcements from the government about schools closing to almost all children after Friday 20 March mean for their children.

If you need help with filling in any parts of this letter, such as your plans for remote learning, see our coronavirus resource hub.

Special schools please note: it's likely that the government's announcements about school closures won't change anything for you in the short term, so this letter won't work for you at this point. We're waiting for more detail on the announcements and will do what we can to help you further when we know more.

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