COVID-19: Advice for schools and families

Reopening of schools

Some schools in York will be reopening, following closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, from 1 June.

See information about the planned reopening of schools.

We're in regular contact with headteachers, schools and nurseries in York to collate information about school closures in York catchment areas.

See government guidance on what parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak.

See further information for schools and families:

DfE Helpline

A Department for Education (DfE) helpline to answer questions about coronavirus related to education is available Monday to Friday, from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Staff, parents and young people can telephone: 0800 046 8687 or email:

Coronavirus resources for families

While school children are being cared for at home we've provided the following advice:

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Talking to children about coronavirus

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Coronavirus schools and childcare information

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Coronavirus informaion for schools and teachers

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School Services

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551554

Family Information Service

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 554444