GP Guidance - Return of Schools
Publication date: June 2020
The Government mandated opening of schools for some year groups from 1st June 2020. The LMC would like to assist GPs in dealing with queries which may arise in connection with the return to school by providing the following links to trusted sources of information:
• The Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health has produced advice on returning to school.
• Clinically extremely vulnerable children are to remain shielded and not to return to school. The list of conditions included can be found here.
• Schools have received the following advice from the government to put in place where possible for pupils return.
• Specific advice with helpful links has been issued by the government for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
The LMC will add updates and additional links to this guidance as they are available.