Coronavirus (COVID-19) SEND Local Offer

This page provides SEND specific information in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

It doesn’t replace the latest general information and guidance about Coronavirus in Worcestershire, which can be found on our dedicated web page.

Website: Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Worcestershire County Council

If you’re a parent, carer or in a childcare bubble, it's a good idea to get a rapid flow test twice a week
Please don't ask your school but get your test through any of these routes:

The DfE has published an open letter from Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to parents, carers and guardians. It is about the decision to lift restrictions on education from 8 March and on the asymptomatic testing programme and safety measures.

An open letter from Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to parents, carers and guardians (opens in a new window)

Parents and carers what you need to know about the return to schools

Government have updated their information for parents and carers of children who are attending school (including special schools) during COVID-19. The guidance has been updated to include, amongst other things, information about home testing, CEV shielding measures and test and trace support payments.

Website: What parents need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19 from GOV.UK (opens in a new window)

From 8 March pupils will return to face-to-face education in school and further education. The Government have published a blog to inform parents and carers about what to expect.

Website: All students to return to school and college from 8 March and what you need to know (opens in new window))

Note: We have used information and advice from Government and other trusted sources. These pages are being regularly updated, added to and revised.