COVID-19 | Latest Updates For Schools, Early Years and FE Providers

This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Associate Director and Education & Inclusion (Johnny Kyriacou) and Associate Director for Children and Families (Michael Jarrett). This is for the attention of all Schools, Early Years and FE providers.

The information on each web link below has either been provided to us by the Department of Education and/or Slough Borough Council's Director and Service Leads for Children Learning and Skills.  This page is to keep all educational professionals updated with the latest information on Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please share this advice with your staff and cascade as appropriate.

October 2021 Updates

13/10/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 124

06/10/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 123

05/10/2021 - COVID-19 | School Documents 05/10/21

September 2021 Updates

30/09/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Updates 30/09/21

30/09/2021 - COVID-19 | PCR Testing at Montem for Slough Residents

29/09/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 122

28/09/2021 - Berkshire Healthcare FAQs about COVID Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds

22/09/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 121

22/09/2021 - Letter from Director of Public Health

16/09/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 120

16/09/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Test and Trace Update

15/09/2021 - Update from DHSC regarding PCR Tests and Educational Settings

15/09/2021 - COVID-19 | Updated Proforma

08/09/2021 - Supporting Unwell Children

08/09/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 119

03/09/2021 - Early Years Public Health Leaflet

02/09/2021 - COVID-19 | School Documents 02/09/21

02/09/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 118

01/09/2021 - COVID-19 | Return to School

August 2021 Updates

31/08/2021 - DfE COVID-19 Update

27/08/2021 - Vaccine Toolkit | Young People Workforce

25/08/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 117

17/08/2021 - COVID-19 | Self Isolation Guidance Changes from 16/08/21

11/08/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 116

05/08/2021 - COVID-19 | School Document 05/08/21

July 2021 Updates

28/07/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 115

26/07/2021 - COVID-19 | Keeping Safe during the Summer Break

21/07/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 114

21/07/2021 - Form 038K | COVID Implementing Protective Measures for Out of School Settings Checklist

20/07/2021 - COVID-19 | Latest National Changes

14/07/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 113

13/07/2021 - Thriving Communities Project

12/07/2021 - Message from the Director of Public Health

08/07/2021 - Asymptomatic Lateral Flow Testing Over the School Holidays

08/07/2021 - The Prime Minister’s Announcement on Step 4 of the Roadmap

07/07/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 112

June 2021 Updates

30/06/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 111

28/06/2021 - Letter from DfE

25/06/2021 - COVID-19 | School Documents 25/06/21

23/06/2021 - COVID-19 | Continued Testing

23/06/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 110

16/06/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Briefing

16/06/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 109

10/06/2021 - Young Children Unwell

09/06/2021 - COVID-19 | Community Collection Sites

09/06/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 108

08/06/2021 - Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR) Update

07/06/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Update from Public Health

02/06/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 107

May 2021 Updates

26/05/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 106

24/05/2021 - Confirmatory PCR Tests Needed

24/05/2021 - COVID-19 | Updated Documents for Schools

19/05/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 105

19/05/2021 - COVID-19 | DfE Remote Learning Resources Update

18/05/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Update 17/05/21

17/05/2021 - Summer Safety Awareness

12/05/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 104

12/05/2021 - Healthier Together

10/05/2021 - Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA)

06/05/2021 - Attendance Service Update 06/05/2021

05/05/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 103

04/05/2021 - Community Rapid Lateral Flow Testing in Slough

April 2021 Updates

29/04/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 102

29/04/2021 - COVID-19 | Families Travelling in From Abroad

27/04/2021 - COVID-19 | Updated Documents for Schools

27/04/2021 - COVID-19 | Urgent Update on Lateral Flow Home Testing

26/04/2021 - #OneSlough Vaccine Ambassador School initiative

21/04/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 101

13/04/2021 - COVID-19 | National Booking System For Over 45s

08/04/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Updated Checklists

07/04/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 100

March 2021 Updates

31/03/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 99

24/03/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 98

17/03/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 97

12/03/2021 - COVID-19 | School to School Support

11/03/2021 - Guidance and Delivery Schedule COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing

11/03/2021 - An Active Return to School - COVID Recovery and Wellbeing

10/03/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 96

09/03/2021 - COVID-19 | Directory of Resources and Support for Education Providers

09/03/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Updated Documents

05/03/2021 - Attendance Codes, Attendance Guidance and Fixed Penalty Notices from 08/03/21

04/03/2021 - Budget Special News Bulletin from Children and Families, Early Years Division

03/03/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 95

01/03/2021 - VotesforSchools | New Debate Resources Schools and Colleges

February 2021 Updates

26/02/2021 - Early Years Ofsted Update February 2021

24/02/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 94

18/02/2021 - COVID-19 Update for Education Providers | Edition 2

17/02/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 93

10/02/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 92

08/02/2021 - COVID-19 | Updated Implementing Protective Measures Checklists

05/02/2021 - Level 3 Weather Warning February 2021

03/02/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 91

January 2021 Updates

27/01/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 90

26/01/2021 - Education Staff Wellbeing

22/01/2021 - COVID-19 | Schools Updated Document

20/01/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 89

20/01/2021 - COVID-19 | Free School Meals National Voucher Scheme

19/01/2021 - Census 2021 Submission Dates

19/01/2021 - Ongoing Prevent Management Support

19/01/2021 - Update on Supervised Toothbrushing in Early Years Settings and Schools

15/01/2021 - Attendance Guidance Following National Lockdown January 2021

14/01/2021 - Statutory Compliance and Managing Premises During Current National Lockdown

14/01/2021 - Ofsted Grading Remote Learning

13/01/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 88

11/01/2021 - COVID-19 Update for Education Providers | Edition 1

06/01/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 87

05/01/2021 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 86

December 2020 Updates

16/12/2020 - New COVID School Programme Officer

16/12/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 85

16/12/2020 - Health & Safety PPE Guide

11/12/2020 - COVID-19 | Message from Slough GPs

10/12/2020 - Competitions and Markets Authority Provider Charging Update

09/12/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 84

08/12/2020 - Having a Safer 5 days this Christmas

07/12/2020 - PPE Provision for Schools

03/12/2020 - COVID-19 | Message for Schools during Christmas

02/12/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 83

01/12/2020 - Ofsted News | November 2020

November 2020 Updates

25/11/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 82

20/11/2020 - Has your Child Missed their Flu Vaccination in Schools?

19/11/2020 - Cold Weather Alerts & COVID

18/11/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 81

18/11/2020 - Wellbeing Support for Children that have to Self Isolate

16/11/2020 - Use of the NHS COVID-19 App in Education and Childcare Settings

13/11/2020 - Ofsted Update | Early Years Inspection Arrangements

13/11/2020 - Reporting a Case of Positive COVID-19 to Ofsted

12/11/2020 - School Staff Working Across Bubbles

11/11/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 80

04/11/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 79

04/11/2020 - Advice from H&S during Lockdown 2

03/11/2020 - Ofsted Update October 2020

October 2020 Updates

28/10/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 78

23/10/2020 - Important COVID Announcement for Slough

21/10/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 77

14/10/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 76

09/10/2020 - Teaching Children and Young People about Infection and Prevention

07/10/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 75

07/10/2020 - World Mental Health Day 2020

07/10/2020 - COVID-19 | Implementing Protective Measures in Education and Childcare Settings

05/10/2020 - Early Years Ofsted Update September 2020

September 2020 Updates

30/09/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 74

29/09/2020 - COVID-19 | School Closure Form

29/09/2020 - COVID-19 | Advice for Rising Cases

23/09/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 73

21/09/2020 - Handling Suspected COVID Cases

21/09/2020 - COVID-19 Recovery | Responding to the Prevent Risks in the Education Sector

17/09/2020 - COVID-19 Guide for Parents and Carers

16/09/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 72

16/09/2020 - Education Settings COVID-19 Resource Pack

15/09/2020 - Barnardo’s ‘See, Hear, Respond’ Service

11/09/2020 - Hands, Face, Space Campaign

09/09/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 71

08/09/2020 - COVID-19 | Updated Resources for Schools and Children's Centres

07/09/2020 - Wellbeing for Education Return Programme

03/09/2020 - COVID-19 | Early Outbreak Management

02/09/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 70

August 2020 Updates

26/08/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 69

25/08/2020 - Funding to help Schools Boost Early Language Skills

20/08/2020 - Infection Control, Flu and Winter Preparedness

19/08/2020 - Early Years and Childcare Parental Survey 2020

18/08/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 68

13/08/2020 - Attendance Guidance for Schools

12/08/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 67

06/08/2020 - Level 3 Heatwave Alert

05/08/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 66

July 2020 Updates

31/07/2020 - Ofsted | Monthly Update July 2020

29/07/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 65

22/07/2020 - Early Years | Training and Continuous Professional Development 2020-2021

22/07/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 64

20/07/2020 - Product Alert | Type IIR Masks from Cardinal Health MHRA Advice

20/07/2020 - COVID-19 | #OneSlough Project

17/07/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 63

17/07/2020 - Return to School 2020-21

15/07/2020 - Summer Oral Health Promotion

14/07/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 62

14/07/2020 - Alliance Connect Events - July/August 2020

13/07/2020 - School Census Autumn 2020

10/07/2020 - COVID-19 | Implementing Protective Measures For Out of School Settings

10/07/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 61

10/07/2020 - Education Safeguarding Newsletter July 2020

08/07/2020 - Family Fund for Children with SEND

07/07/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 60

03/07/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 59

02/07/2020 - Reducing Obesity and Reducing Coronavirus Risk

02/07/2020 - Ofsted News | Early Years June 2020

June 2020 Updates

30/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 58

30/06/2020 - COVID-19 | Summer Food Fund – Free School Meal Vouchers

26/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 57

25/06/2020 - DfE Webinars in July

23/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 56

22/06/2020 - Heatwave Alert 

19/06/2020 - DfE Update on Mental Health and Wellbeing

19/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 55

19/06/2020 - Product Alert | Philips HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator (MDA/2020/016)

16/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 54

12/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 53

12/06/2020 - Product Alert | KN 95 Face Masks

11/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 52

10/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 51

10/06/2020 - Product Alert | Bowak Jangro Disinfectant

09/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 50

09/06/2020 - Mental Health Support for CYP

09/06/2020 - Summer Prepardeness Programme and Coronavirus

08/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 49

05/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 48

04/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 47

03/06/2020 - Reducing Risks of Coronavirus

03/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 46

03/06/2020 - COVID-19 | Guidance on Health and Safety for Education Settings

02/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 45

01/06/2020 - COVID-19 | Return to School Water Dispenser Guidance

01/06/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 44

May 2020 Updates

29/05/2020 - Early Years Inclusion Grant

29/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 43

28/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 42

27/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 41

26/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 40

22/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 39

21/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 38

20/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 37

19/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 36

19/05/2020 - Active Movement Support Packages

18/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 35

18/05/2020 - EYFS Bursts for Learning 0-5 Year Olds

18/05/2020 - FREE Slough Schools Health and Wellbeing in School Survey

15/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 34

14/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 33

13/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 32

13/05/2020 - Immunisation Survey

12/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 31

12/05/2020 - Slough COVID-19 Family Support

11/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 30

07/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 29

06/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 28

05/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 27

05/05/2020 - COVID-19 | SEBDOS Support

05/05/2020 - COVID-19 | Statutory Compliance and Managing Premises

04/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 26

04/05/2020 - #Coping 5 Ways Secondary (Please see document at the bottom of the page)

04/05/2020 - #Coping 5 Ways Primary (Please see document at the bottom of the page)

01/05/2020 - #5ways5daysNHS Challenge (Please see document at the bottom of the page)

01/05/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 25a

April 2020 Updates

30/04/2020 - Slough Schools MHST/Getting Help offer | Summer Term

30/04/2020 - #Coping Young Person's Guide

30/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 25

29/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 24

28/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 23

28/04/2020 - Employer Information for Testing of Essential Workers

27/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 22

27/04/2020 - LGA COVID-19 Survey and Guidance from TP

24/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 21

23/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 20

22/04/2020 - LGA Update | COVID-19 School Workforce Issues

22/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 19

21/04/2020 - CANCELLED School Census | Summer 21st May 2020

20/04/2020 - Early Years provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 18

20/04/2020 - Coronavirus Government Guidance | Furlough, Testing Frontline Workers, SEND Risk Assessment

19/04/2020 - DfE Stakeholder Update | Major Package to Support Online Learning

17/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 17

16/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 16

15/04/2020 - Health at Home

15/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 15

15/04/2020 - Dingley's Offer | School Closure Support for Families

14/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 14

14/04/2020 - COVID-19 | Update for Schools from HSE

09/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 13

08/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 12

08/04/2020 - COVID-19 | Free School Meals Update

07/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 11

06/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 10

03/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 9

03/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 8

03/04/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 7

01/04/2020 - COVID-19 | PACEY Frequently Asked Questions

March 2020 Updates

31/03/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 6

31/03/2020 - Isolation Support Information

31/03/2020 - COVID-19 | Free School Meals

30/03/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 5

26/03/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 4

25/03/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 3

24/03/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 2

24/03/2020 - Social Distancing In Schools

23/03/2020 - Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 1

23/03/2020 - Attendance Service | Impact of Coronavirus on Penalty Notices & Enforcement Action

20/03/2020 - COVID-19: Free School Meals Guidance For Schools

19/03/2020 - COVID-19: Closure of Education Settings | Information For Carers and Parents

16/03/2020 - COVID-19 | Guidance For Education Settings

13/03/2020 - Coronavirus Announcement | Move From Contain To Delay Phase

12/03/2020 - Coronavirus Update | Government Action Plan

11/03/2020 - Coronavirus Update | FCO Travel Advice & Educational Resources

10/03/2020 - Coronavirus Update | Action Plan and Updated Travel Advice

05/03/2020 - Coronavirus Update | Action Plan Overview

03/03/2020 - Coronavirus Update | Action Plan Launched

02/03/2020 - DfE: Coronavirus Helpline

February 2020 Updates

27/02/2020 - Schools | Coronavirus: COVID-19 Update

26/02/2020 - Early Years | Coronavirus: COVID-19

19/02/2020 - Updates on Coronavirus | For Early Years, Schools and FE Providers

04/02/2020 - Coronavirus Advice | For Early Years, Schools and FE Providers