Gov.UK page on opening schools to more pupils on 1st June 2020

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Government Guidance – Opening schools and educational settings to more pupils from 1 June: guidance for parents and carers

Please see below for a link providing “Information for parents and carers to help prepare for the wider opening of nurseries, schools and colleges from 1 June.”


  1. Why can more children now attend school and childcare settings?
  2. What does the latest scientific advice say?
  3. Can my child return to school?
  4. What if my child is eligible but has siblings who are not?
  5. How will risks to children, teachers and families be managed?
  6. If my child is eligible, is it compulsory for them to attend school?
  7. Do all vulnerable children and young people who are not currently attending have to go back to childcare settings, school or college now?
  8. Should I keep my child at home if they have an underlying health condition or live with someone in a clinically vulnerable group?
  9. Can children be tested for the virus?
  10. What happens if there is a confirmed case of coronavirus in my child’s school, college or childcare setting?
  11. Will education be provided as normal to children and young people who are attending?
  12. How should my child travel to and from their childcare, school or college?
  13. Will school meals be available for children and young people who are in school?
  14. Will childcare, schools and colleges keep their usual opening hours?
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