Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for parents and carers
Worcestershire School Transport updated 1 October 2020
Face Coverings on Home to School Transport
In light of the continued and rising increase in community transmission and COVID-19 infection rates, Worcestershire County Council with advice from Public Health have decided to make the wearing of face coverings mandatory on Home to School Transport from Tuesday 6 October. 2020
To find out more please visit Worcestershire County Council’s School travel pages Worcestershire County Council school and college travel.
Children and young people returning to primary school, secondary school and college
Watch our videos on returning to school and college an see what it will be like when your children and young people return to education.
Returning to primary school
Returning to secondary school
Returning to college
When should I book a coronavirus test for my child?
The Department of Health and Social Care has published guidance to parents and guardians on when you should book a coronavirus test for your child.
For general advice on whether your child is too ill to attend school please visit the NHS Live Well website:
Advice, guidance and support
Health and wellbeing
Educational resources and things to do at home
COVID-19, Domestic Abuse and Your Community
You might be worried about yourself or a friend/relative’s wellbeing whilst we are being asked to stay at home as part of the COVID-19 emergency measures. If so, help is available:
SafeLives ending domestic abuse # you are not alone
Safe Lives have all the domestic abuse resources in a one stop link:
Website: SafeLives ending domestic abuse - Domestic abuse and COVID-19 (opens in a new window)
Free phone 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
Men’s Advice Line on 0808 801 0327 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm)
In an emergency always dial 999
For more information about this service and further domestic abuse related information and services please visit the Worcestershire County Council Domestic abuse website.