Latest Government advice – 27th April 2020


These were the few relevant documents which were released over the weekend with the relevant links:

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings this document provides guidance and advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19) in educational settings for staff, parents and carers, pupils and students. Added guidance has been included on   ‘Using clusters and hubs to maintain educational provision’ and ‘Changes to school admission appeals due to coronavirus’.
  2.   Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak: this publication provides actions in relation to what childcare services early years settings, childminders and local authorities need to provide during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. An update has been included to reflect changes in Early Years Statutory Framework.
  3. Early years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS): This is the direct link to the document  referenced above and sets out the  standards that school and childcare providers must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5. The document has had added guidance included to reflect the temporarily disapplication, and modification of certain elements of the EYFS statutory framework in light of COVID -19.

Knowsley Council Early Help Hub

We know that some families may be finding it stressful and harder to cope during these difficult times. We don’t want people to struggle and we have a team of staff who can talk you through any issues and offer you some advice and guidance.

Contact the Freephone helpline on 0800 073 0043 and ask for your information to be passed onto the Early Help Hub and one of our staff will call you back.

Or you could complete the online form by clicking the ask for help and support on this link https://www.knowsleynews.co.uk/community-hub/


During the school closure from Friday 20th March 2020 teachers will upload work onto the class pages for children to complete at home.

From the website home page click on ‘Pupils’ and choose your child’s class tab.

See links below to the Governments advice on staying at home during the Corona Virus Closure of schools