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Coronavirus (COVID-19) - information for schools

Independent schools are working as part of the whole education system to support the national response to COVID-19, read more here.

For coronavirus FAQs and to view recent ISC email alerts, please login into the ISC member zone.

Guidance notes

The DfE has published a collection of guidance documents for schools.

DfE helpline

The DfE coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about Covid-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

  • Phone: 0800 046 8687
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm
  • If you work in a school, please have your unique reference number (URN or UK PRN) available when calling the hotline.