Further Guidance and Consultation Documents re Covid

Set out below are links to various documents I have been sent updating Covid issues.

Staying alert and safe (social distancing)

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The most important thing we can do is to stay alert, control the virus, and in doing so, save lives.

Government publishes latest R number

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The Government Office for Science is publishing the latest R number range for the UK.

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do

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Frequently asked questions on what you can and can’t do during the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): scientific evidence supporting the UK government response

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The national and global response to the spread of COVID-19 continues to develop quickly and our collective knowledge of the virus is growing by the second.

Consultation on an additional GCSE, AS and A level exam series in autumn 2020

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Proposals for an additional exam series in autumn 2020 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Responsibility for autumn GCSE, AS and A level exam series

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Expectations for centres on who should be responsible for entering candidates for autumn exams.

Awarding qualifications in summer 2020

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Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

Home Secretary announces new public health measures for all UK arrivals

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New measures at the UK border to guard against a second wave of coronavirus infections have been announced by the Home Secretary today.

300 million additional funding for local authorities to support new test and trace service

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Local authorities will be central to supporting the new test and trace service in England, with the government providing a new funding package of 300 million.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020

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This guidance aims to answer common questions in relation to the cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in 2020.

Exceptional arrangements for assessment and grading in 2020

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Consultation on the assessment and grading of vocational, technical and other general qualifications.

Online education resources for home learning

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Online educational resources for schools and parents to help children to learn at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Financial support for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations to respond to coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The government has pledged 750 million to ensure VCSE can continue their vital work supporting the country during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including 200 million for the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, along with an additional 150 million from dormant bank and building society accounts.