Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing protective measures in education and childcare settings

Guidance for education and childcare settings on how to implement protective measures.

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This guidance applied to the 2020 summer term. Read the latest relevant guidance for schools.

Applies to England



This guidance is for education and childcare settings. It may be updated in line with the changing situation.

Published 11 May 2020
Last updated 1 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect the announcement by the Prime Minister that the government’s 5 tests have been met and confirmation of wider opening of education and childcare settings from 1 June, and updated information on testing for coronavirus.

  2. Footnote and links added to explain priority groups and amends made to PPE section.

  3. First published.