This article has been updated as all pupils in England and Wales return full-time to schools and educational settings from the start of the autumn term. There may be exceptional circumstances in which some level of restriction to education or childcare is implemented in your local area.

Visit these Government pages for the most up-to-date advice.


Parents whose work is critical to the coronavirus (COVID-19) response include those who work in the delivery of food and other key goods.

If you need to prove that your work is critical you can use this letter

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