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General precautions are as usual – washing hands, etc.

Many of our staff/pupils may travel or host friends & family who may have travelled from other areas. Please seek specialist advice as appropriate to your circumstances as the DfE list of affected countries is constantly being updated with the most up-to-date information.

Wednesday 1st April
The following letters have been sent out this afternoon:
Letter to parents re Easter
Suggestions for students over the Easter Break
Guidance for parents & carers (mental health & wellbeing)

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline


The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

DfE Helpline

Where to find the latest information


Updates on COVID-19:
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Guidance for educational settings:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Latest Department for Education information:
https://twitter.com/educationgovuk
https://www.facebook.com/educationgovuk/

The situation may change rapidly, so we will endeavour to post further information here as we receive it:
The Schools of King Edward VI – Coronavirus Update
Advice sheet – home isolation – GOV
King Edward’s Foundation Corona Virus Advice

Letter to parents – Tuesday 24th March
Exams 2020 Update – Thursday 19th March
Letter to parents from Dr Tim O’Neill – Thursday 19th March
Letter to parents – Thursday 19th March
Letter to parents – Wednesday 18th March
Letter to parents – Tuesday 17th March
Assembly Presentation by Dr Peter Balph, RNA Virologist – Monday 16th March