Guidance for early years and childcare settings to prepare for wider opening from 1 June and what parents and carers need to know

Actions for education and childcare settings to prepare for wider opening from 1 June 2020: this guidance has been updated to reflect the announcement by the Prime Minister that the government’s 5 tests have been met and the decision, based on all the evidence, to move forward with wider opening of education and childcare settings.

Preparing for the wider opening of early years and childcare settings from 1 June: a planning guide for early years providers, in England, to help prepare them to open their settings for all children from 1 June 2020.

There has been an update to the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework (EYFS) to reflect the wider opening of early years settings from 1 June 2020 and to provide a clarification on progress checks for children aged 2.

What parents and carers need to know about schools, colleges and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak: this guidance is for parents and carers about changes to schools and educational settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.