Support for Parents, Carers and Teachers
List of Key Workers
This is the current official Government list of key workers. If your work is critical to the COVID-19 response, or you work in one of the critical sectors listed below, and you cannot keep your child safe at home then your children will be prioritised for education provision:
Department for Education Helpline
Available for parents, young people and staff to ask any questions about COVID-19 and education and children’s social care.
Phone: 0800 046 8687 (Open: 8am to 6pm Monday-Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday-Sunday)
Children’s Commissioner: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/coronavirus/
Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision
Seneca Learning: https://www.senecalearning.com/
Carol Vorderman’s maths school is now free for kids 4-11: themathsfactor.com
PSHE “Consent” (primary school age), by Gemma Aitchison: https://youtu.be/A3cyae7uyec
The National Youth Agency Coronavirus Guide: https://www.ukyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Covid-19-Young-people-final-2.pdf
A MASSIVE list of free education resources by “Insufferably Intolerant Science Nerd”: (parental note: all links are external, it’s impossible to check them all).