Coronavirus – Updates, Advice and Information

Please click on the links below for the latest updates, advice and information:

Paignton Academy “What To Do If…” Factsheet


Return to school


General advice and local information


The current advice from the Government stands as follows:

Stay Alert. This means you must:
  •  stay at home as much as possible
  •  work from home if you can
  •  limit contact with other people
  •  keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  •  wash your hands regularly

Do not leave home if you or any of your household has any of the following symptoms:

  •  a high temperature
  •  a new, continuous cough
  •  a loss of, or change to, your sense of taste or smell


For up to date information please visit

For the latest guidance for schools, please visit

For useful information about how to talk to children about Coronavirus, please click here


The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 4pm (Saturday to Sunday)

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