Coronavirus: latest updates
Keep up to date with the latest COVID-19-related announcements that affect your school, and find out what guidance is currently in place. We check this daily and update it whenever there's a significant change.
What's the latest news?
29 April 2022: COVID-19 workforce fund claims window is now open
- Your school can find guidance, and needs to submit its claim by 11:59pm on Tuesday 24 May 2022
- Read more about the fund in our 'current state of play' section below, under 'Additional funding and resources'
26 April 2022: COVID-19 isn't included in special considerations for Key Stage (KS) 2 SATs
- The Standards and Testing Agency (STA) has updated its SATs special consideration guidance for 2022
- A pupil who has been affected by illness or other issues relating to coronavirus is ineligible for special consideration, unless 1 or more of the eligible reasons also apply. See the guidance linked above for a list of situations where you can apply for special consideration
For previous updates, see the bottom of this article.
Current state of play
The remote education temporary continuity direction is no longer in place. However, your school should still consider