Coronavirus Covid-19: School Closures Guidance

Published Thursday, 19 March 2020

The government announced on 18 March that all schools, early years settings and colleges should close with effect from the end of the school day on Friday 20 March until further notice.

However schools and settings will continue to support children of key workers (emergency services, health services) and vulnerable children. The government also announced that the upcoming public examinations will not proceed, with further details to follow in due course. Read more about school closures.