Who are the key workers?
The government's guidance for schools on maintaining educational provision in response to Covid-19 sets out the key worker categories in detail.
Children with at least one parent or carer who are identified as a key worker by the government can be offered a place at school. However, the government has strongly encouraged key workers to keep their children at home, wherever possible, and to turn to schools only as a last resort.
Below we have summarised a list of the key workers. We also include a list of key links where you can find further, more detailed information.
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