Holiday Childcare - Summer 2020
The government has produce guidance for parents and carers covering changes to after-school clubs, holiday clubs, tuition, community activities and other out-of-school settings for children and young people over the age of 5 during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
If you are experiencing difficulty in finding childcare, please email Rutland County Council's Customer Services team at email@example.com.
Many parents & carers have questions about their child’s education, as well as the return to school of their Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 children.
The Department for Education (DfE) has developed the following guidance and resources to support and inform parents & carers at this time:
- Information for parents and carers about the opening of early years providers, schools and colleges, safety in schools, attendance, transport, school meals and exams
- A list of online resources to support children’s development
Regarding Early Years settings and primary schools:
- Guidance to help primary schools plan their reopening
- Guidance on supporting learning at home for children aged 2 - 4
- Guidance on helping primary school children continue their education
- Guidance for schools on writing statutory end of year reports for parents
Regarding secondary schools and Further Education:
- Guidance for secondary school provision
- Guidance on helping secondary school children continue their education
- Information on how qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020
- Guidance for Futher Education colleges and providers
Guidance has also been issued regarding school attendance, which can be read here.
If parents & carers want further advice, the Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents/carers and young people can contact this helpline on 0800 046 8687 (8am to 6pm – Monday to Friday; 10am to 4pm – weekends).