Part of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Education and childcare

Guidance for teachers, school leaders, carers, parents and students

In England:

  • children in nursery, reception, year 1 and year 6 can return to school
  • schools remain closed for other year groups, except for children of key workers and vulnerable children
  • childminders can return to work
  • schools will reopen to all age groups from September

Find out when schools are expected to reopen in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Guidance and support

All coronavirus education and childcare information on GOV.UK