Education 2021

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Education & childcare

This is where the UK government sets out the up-to-date information and guidance to parents, carers and professionals for education, universities and childcare during the Coronavirus outbreak.      Click icon to browse.      In particular for:  Parents & carers       It gives Mon, 8_March as the return date for schools.

Here is a handy summary of how that is expected to work.      Look for the section on England.

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Online learning

The National academy is a free online classroom made by teachers, for teachers.      Click icon to browse or get started.      The official name is Oak National Academy.      See also:  About Oak       Wikipedia

BBC Bitesize s currently aiming its free online interactive resources at the lockdown situation.       So what is Bitesize and how do you use it?        See: About us         To browse or get started select:  Bitesize

Education technology

There is a range of help available to access remote education to those who qualify.       Parents cannot apply directly but need to contact schools to get help.      Click icon to find out more.       For example data allowances for mobile phones.

Parents 

The National Autistic Society has set out guidance for parents of children on the autistic spectrum about the return to school.      Click icon to view.      Perhaps this directive to schools about support of SEND pupils, dated Sep 2020, may still be of interest.      

Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum seem to do quite a bit of what you might call heavy lifting.      Click icon to see their Coronavirus articles on the right hand side.

Ambitious about autism

Ambitious about Autism has a section on Coronavirus and autism.      The education page includes a couple of pages on returning to school, dating back to June 2020.

Also, the Coronavirus resources page has some easy reading downloads.      Click icon and look for:  Coronavirus and autism | Ambitious about Autism.

Key terms

Here is a table of school years and ages: