You are here:

  • Coronavirus addendum to your mobile phone policy: model NewUse 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.
  • Coronavirus: EYFS changes The temporary changes to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework will end on 25 September unless your setting is affected by local coronavirus restrictions. Be clear which changes you can implement again if your setting is affected, and find out about coronavirus catch-up initiatives available for pupils.
  • 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.
  • School reopening: what's changing in autumn UpdatedThe government expects all children to be back in school from September. Here's a summary of what you need to know, based on the latest DfE guidance.