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​Luton schools, colleges and other education settings  have risen to the challenge to support the government’s response to the coronavirus.
 
 
Click the button below for government guidance to help schools and other educational settings provide advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) for:
  • staff
  • parents and carers
  • pupils and students
It includes information and links to guidance documents about :
  • educational provision for vulnerable children and children of key workers
  • the closure of educational settings
  • free school meals arrangements
  • the cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels
  • travel guidance for educational settings
  • social distancing in education and childcare settings

Recent updates

18 May

Our primary schools are planning for the best way to welcome more children back to school. Keeping children and staff safe is a top priority, therefore schools will decide how and when to open for more children and will only do so when the necessary measures can be put in place to ensure everyone’s safety.
 
We appreciate parents will have some concerns and may choose to keep their children at home. At this stage no action will be taken for non-attendance.
 
Individual schools will be in touch with their parents to confirm arrangements.

5 May

Letter to all GCSE, AS and A level students
Read this message for all GCSE, AS and A level students regarding how grades will be calculated this summer.

5  May

Latest guidance for teachers, students, parents and carers
Answers to some common questions about summer 2020 grades for GCSE, AS and A level, Extended Project Qualification and Advanced.

School closures

From Monday 23 March almost all mainstream education provisions will be open for children of key workers and vulnerable children. Parents should contact their child’s school should they have any queries regarding their eligibility to have their child cared for at school. Please visit the school closure page for regular updates of any closures. ​
The government has published:

Stay at home activities

If you're worried about how to structure your day now that schools are closed, see our guidance with:
  • guidance for parents and carers
  • lots of resources for all kinds of activities - both educational and fun!
 
 
 
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