With coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in place across the UK, early years providers have had to adapt the way they operate to continue to support children and families throughout the pandemic.
This briefing pulls together key guidance from all four UK nations on how early years childcare providers can keep children safe during the pandemic. It covers key topics including:
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