Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing: safeguarding guidance and information for schools

Publication date 2021
Teacher presents to socially distanced class

As the coronavirus pandemic has progressed, schools have had to continually adapt the way they’re working and how they are supporting children and young people.

This briefing pulls together guidance from all four UK nations on how schools and education settings can keep children safe during the pandemic. It covers key topics including:

  • safeguarding and child protection
  • remote education
  • supporting children and young people’s wellbeing
  • coronavirus protective measures.

This briefing was updated on Tuesday 14th April 2021. We’ll be updating this briefing regularly. Sign up to CASPAR to keep up-to-date.

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