Q: What happens if I am unwell with COVID-19 and I’m absent from school?
A: It is important that you have a nominated person to deal with COVID-19 cases in your absence. A nominated staff member will be able to deal with any queries coming in.
Q: What happens if a parent challenges me about school decisions because guidance to the public is different?
A: It is advisable to share the parents’ guidance to help them understand your processes What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Q: Where can I find information about Oxfordshire confirmed cases of COVID?
A: You can find this information at https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/council/coronavirus-covid-19/controlling-local-coronavirus-outbreaks/stopping-spread
Q: Where can I found further information about face coverings?
A: Guidance has been updated and can be found here
Q: We have families who are vulnerable and would like to know if there is updated guidance for families in our area?
A: Clinically extremely vulnerable people in England will receive new guidance to help them reduce their risk from coronavirus, tailored to where they live.
Q: Where can I find common questions about the COVID-19 app?
A: You find support and guidance for further support visit
Q: Where do we notify a partial or full closure in Oxfordshire?
A: Please email Schoolclosed@Oxfordshire.gov.uk with the details of your closure
Q: Is there any updated guidance about after school clubs and holiday playschemes?
A: You can find updated information at Protective measures for holiday or after-school clubs and other out-of-school settings for children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Q: Are there any Oxfordshire meetings that I can attend to discuss common issues and have supportive conversations?
A: We provide meetings to Headteachers/Senior leaders with regular Covid-19 updates. It gives you the opportunity to discuss any queries you have and to share COVID-19 learning with colleagues. To be invited contact Lynda.Burns@Oxfordshire.gov.uk