Coronavirus Update

March 3rd 2020

Latest Update 03 March 2020

Public Health England and the Department for Education have produced more detailed guidance about COVID-19 (coronavirus) which will assist you in providing advice for pupils, students, staff and parents or carers regarding the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

Please use the links below for the latest government information: 


Flu Guidance

Easy read childhood nasal flu leaflet - opens a PDF

Preventing the spread of flu leaflet - opens a PDF

Flu vaccination: who should have it this winter and why leaflet - opens a PDF

Winter readiness guides

Winter readiness pack for schools and nurseries - opens a PDF

Eric Guidance for Early Years Professionals on supporting settings to implement toilet training best practice - opens a link

Health Protection for Schools, nurseries and other childcare facilities -- opens a link

A practical guide for staff on managing cases of infectious diseases in schools and other childcare settings.

Information includes:-

  • information on infection
  • prevention and control
  • managing outbreaks
  • immunisations
  • cleaning the environment
  • staff health
  • pets and animal contact
  • managing specific infectious diseases
  • notifiable diseases
  • exclusion information
  • diarrhoea and vomiting outbreak checklist