Part of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Education, universities and childcare

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

In England:

  • only children of critical workers and vulnerable children and young people should attend school or college – everyone else will receive remote education
  • GCSE, AS and A level exams will not go ahead as planned in 2021
  • there’s remote teaching at universities except for some courses

You can read more about changes to education in Scotland, changes to education in Wales and changes to education in Northern Ireland.

Guidance and support

All coronavirus education, university and childcare information on GOV.UK