Supporting vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: actions for educational providers and other partners

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department for Education
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department for Education
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

Guidance for schools and local authorities about children supported through social care, with Education Health and Care (EHC) plans or identified as vulnerable by their school, college, early years provider or local authority. The guidance covers the identification of vulnerable children and young people; determining whether attendance at school or college is appropriate; supporting vulnerable children and young people's wellbeing; and responding to increased safeguarding concerns as more children return to on-site education provision. The guidance is for service providers, including: local-authority-maintained schools and academies, all alternative provision including pupil referral units local authorities and providers of children’s social care. [Published 22 March 2020. Updated 15 May 2020]. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
vulnerable children, education, Covid-19, local authorities, school attendance, children in need, special educational needs, schools;
Content types:
practice guidance, government publication
Location(s):
England
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