On 1 October 2020, the Secretary of State published a new Temporary Continuity Direction
, legally requiring schools to provide immediate remote learning for individual pupils and groups of pupils who are unable to attend school due to Covid-19, in effect from 22 October 2020.
Our Guidance on remote learning
(including a checklist for school leaders
) brings together shared practice on remote learning, informed by the experience and expertise of ASCL members, the DfE's guidance, and the latest research.
Our document What are the best bets in remote learning?
(April 2020) may also be of assistance.
Please also refer to our series of FAQs below (these FAQs are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or professional advice. They represent ASCL’s views, but you rely on them at your own risk. For specific advice relevant to your particular circumstances, please contact your employer’s HR service or legal advisers).