Part of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Education, universities and childcare

Guidance about nurseries, schools, colleges and universities

In England:

  • all university students can return to in-person teaching from 17 May
  • pupils and students will no longer be required to wear face coverings in schools and colleges from 17 May

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

For parents and carers, including schools, childcare, nurseries

For university students, and people in higher or further education

Managing a school or early years setting

Related coronavirus topics

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