Schools and Colleges
Please regularly review the national guidance for schools to check for policy changes.
Easy-reference information guide outlining when a child is well enough to attend their education setting.
Early Years (0-4 year olds) and childcare availability
Please regularly review the national guidance for early years and childcare establishments to check for policy changes.
Information about Hampshire’s childcare services (early years providers, nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and out-of-school providers) in your area can be found on the County Council’s Family Information and Services Hub (FISH).
Parents whose children are eligible for a funded 2-, 3- or 4-year-old place should contact their chosen childcare provider as soon as possible to access the entitlement.
Parents or carers with a specific childcare requirement should complete the County Council’s childcare request form.
Children and young people’s mental health
Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and specialist settings
Please regularly review the national guidance for SEND and specialist settings to check for any changes to national policy.
Information about creating and maintaining risk assessments Information about creating and maintaining risk assessments
Department for Education (DfE) Coronavirus Helpline information
The Department for Education (DfE) can be contacted to discuss outbreaks within your education establishment and will escalate to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) Health Protection Team on a case-by-case basis.
8am to 6pm Monday to Friday
10am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday
See Call charges to the DfE