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Information about schools and childcare

On these pages you will find information regarding keeping the children of our Borough safe.

Schools and childcare

Schools and childcare settings are required to follow the latest Health Protection guidance.

COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged 5 and over

Children aged 5 and over can get a first and second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments can be booked using the NHS booking system.

More information for children and young people can be found on GOV.UK.


Free school meals

If your child is usually eligible for free school meals but is learning from home, contact your child's school directly to find out how the meal will be provided.

The COVID-19 national voucher scheme is open to those eligible for benefits-related free school meals. 

Apply for free school meals