COVID-19: school management FAQs

HR-related school management guidance and advice.

Guidance for school management and staff on coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Download FAQs during COVID-19 (doc format, 302Kb) - updated August 2021.

These frequently asked questions are intended for Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) maintained schools. They are provided as advice for schools where the governors are the employers. Academies may adapt these guidelines should they wish to.

We have put together this document to help answer some general and HR related questions in accordance with the national guidance released during COVID-19. Please be mindful that this document stands correct as of 5 November.

As the national guidelines are constantly emerging, please be mindful that this FAQ may not reflect any updates arising from the national guidelines in real time.

More information

If your question has not been answered here, contact please contact EPS Helpdesk: 023 8038 3500 / or OCC HR: