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  • Awarding GCSE and A-level grades in summer 2021: summary and factsheet UpdatedUnderstand how teacher-assessed grades will work for GCSEs, A-levels and VTQs this summer, including what evidence to use and how exam boards will support you. Share our factsheet with pupils and parents to reassure them about your school’s arrangements.
  • Coronavirus: additional funding for your school Submit your claim for staff absence costs under the government's coronavirus workforce fund by 31 March 2021. See how to submit your claim, and learn about other sources of funding for your school during coronavirus.
  • 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 UpdatedThe EYFS profile assessment is no longer mandatory for 2021, but you must try your best to undertake it. Be clear on which temporary disapplications to the rest of the early years framework apply to you if coronavirus restrictions affect your setting.
  • Coronavirus: latest guidance for special schools and alternative provision Get a summary of the DfE's latest operational guidance for special schools, alternative provision and other specialist settings during COVID-19 - it applies from 8 March, when attendance will be mandatory.
  • 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.