Unpaid carers now added to list of essential workers for COVID19 testing


The government has now included unpaid carers, like parents with disabled children, to its list of essential workers and those prioritised for Covid-19 testing in England. You can find out more about who is eligible for testing, how to get tested and the different types of test available at  gov.uk.

EHCP laws temporarily “relaxed” and local authorities told to make reasonable efforts


The Government has announced temporary changes to the law on educational, health and care needs assessments and plans due to coronavirus. The Department for Education and the Secretary of State have invoked the easements to the provisions of the Children and Families Act 2014 contained in the Coronavirus Act 2020. This means that some aspects of the … Continue reading EHCP laws temporarily “relaxed” and local authorities told to make reasonable efforts

Home-schooling Resources


If your child is struggling with the work your school is sending you, here are some other learning resources you may like to try that they may find easier to access and more engaging.  The Government website has an excellent list of the various resources that are available which include: HelpKidzLearn Website: https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/ Description: a collection of … Continue reading Home-schooling Resources