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Coronavirus / Covid 19 advice and support for providers

Welcome! Please use the link below to see further guidance in each section. You will find useful documents in the download section (on the right on PC or at the bottom on a Smartphone)

Government national guidance which includes:

  • Safeguarding in schools, colleges and other educational settings
  • Key workers
  • Vulnerable children
  • social distancing in educational and childcare settings
  • Employment and financial support
  • Businesses and other organisations
  • How to keep your employees safe
  • How to safely clean workspaces safely
  • What the government is doing to support businesses

Local advice and support which includes:

  • FAQ’s
  • Local restrictions and changes to lockdown
  • Daily Covid-19 figures
  • Enforcement and support for self-isolation
  • Support for people and businesses

For local outbreak control plans see downloads  

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) FAQ’s 


Early years Alliance

Foundation Years Covid-19 Resources Hub

Temporary EYFS amendments

Guidance from Public Health England for educational settings including early years


  • Video on social distancing
  • Book explaining coronavirus to children
  • Action for Children online digital support service for parents (see downloads -AFC parenting support)
  • Health Visiting support for parents (see downloads - HV support for parents)
  • Great North Children’s Hospital, how to recognise if a child is seriously ill (see downloads - GNCH Feedback letter and sick child leaflet
  • Support for families. Apply to this fund for household items such as cookers or beds: 
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