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  • Coronavirus addendum to your mobile phone policy: model Use our model addendum to help you adapt your mobile phone policy if you'll be allowing staff and pupils to use the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app in school.
  • Coronavirus: additional funding for your school Be clear on what funding is available from the government for state-funded schools to cover coronavirus-related costs. Find out how much you can claim and what you can spend it on.
  • Coronavirus: catch-up premium cheat sheet Understand how the coronavirus catch-up premium will be allocated and what you can use the funding for, including details of the National Tutoring Programme and the Nuffield Early Language Intervention. Plus, find out how you'll be held accountable by Ofsted for your spending and how you should report on it.
  • Coronavirus: EYFS changes Stay on top of key guidance to help you run your EYFS setting during coronavirus, including which temporary changes to the framework apply to you if local or national restrictions affect your setting.
  • Coronavirus: latest updates UpdatedKeep up to date with the latest COVID-19-related announcements that affect your school. We check this daily and update whenever there's a significant change.
  • Coronavirus: what your local restriction tier means for your school UpdatedFind out how tier 1 to 4 restrictions affect key aspects of your school's provision and health and safety arrangements. They only apply when local restrictions are in place, and not when we're in a national lockdown.
  • Partial closure guidance: summary UpdatedRead our summary of the latest DfE guidance on the current national lockdown and partial school closure. Get a refresher of key information you need to know, and see what's changed in the latest version of the guidance. This is a longer-than-usual read - about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • School reopening: Ofsted visits in autumn 2020 For maintained schools and academies Ofsted will carry out 'visits, not inspections' during the autumn term. Learn what kind of questions you can expect, what it’ll publish and how much notice you’ll get. Plus, see what the situation is for EYFS providers and non-association independent schools.