From Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December, national lockdown restrictions are in place in England. Early years settings and childminders can remain open and parents can continue to use these settings as normal.
This second FAQ document answers questions from the early years sector on the national lockdown. These answers have been checked with the Department for Education (DfE) and cover:
- EYFS disapplications
- Funding and financial support
- Safety measures in settings
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The Foundation Years COVID-19 resources hub will continue to be updated to include the latest information and guidance on the national lockdown, in addition to hosting a variety of resources to support early years settings during the COVID-19 outbreak.