Coronavirus: essential information 

ASCL GUIDANCE

Team ASCL webinar | 02 April 2020

Joint union advice on COVID-19 - ASCL | NAHT | NEU

Joint union advice on COVID-19 Wales - ASCL Cymru | NAHTCymru | NEU Cymru | UCEC

Coronavirus | FAQs for school and college leaders

Guidance for schools and colleges to help leaders plan and prepare for a widespread outbreak of the virus, including links to resources and a risk assessment template. 

Coronavirus | ASCL advice on pay and absence

Coronavirus | Collating key worker information

Quantifying the cost data collection template - for school and college leaders to help keep a log of any additional costs during the outbreak

Emerging principles and guidance regarding teacher-assessed grades for summer 2020

Coronavirus | Leading learning during coronavirus school and college closures 



PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND, GOVERNMENT AND DFE

Public Health England | tailored guidance for education settings

Government | latest information and advicetravel advice for those travelling and living overseas, 

DfE | Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for schools and educational settings 

DfE helpline offering guidance for anyone with education-related questions.

Call 0800 046 8687 from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday or email DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk



PAY AND CONDITIONS

reminder of the current provision set out in the ‘Burgundy Book’ at Section 4 Sick Pay Scheme at Paragraph 10 ‘Contact with infectious diseases’, aims to assist local decision making for school teachers’ absences related to Coronavirus.

Joint union guidance: Burgundy Book notice periods for teachers and school leaders (30 March 2020)

For school support staff, the NJ circular containing advice about the virus.

For employers and employees, advice from ACAS.



PRESS RELEASES
Our press releases relating to this situation can be read here.

Tips and advice for school and college leaders to plan and prepare for a widespread outbreak of the virus - 10 steps to prepare for coronavirus - published in Schools Week on 11 March 2020.

 
ASCL CYMRU
Coronavirus | FAQS for school and college leaders in Wales 

Emerging principles and guidance regarding teacher-assessed grades for summer 2020

ASCL NORTHERN IRELAND
Information for members in Northern Ireland is available here (scroll down to 'Pastoral Care, Teaching and Learning).

 
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