The government guidance states that: “Wearing a face covering or face mask in schools or other education settings is not recommended” and that: “Schools and other education or childcare settings should … not require staff, children and learners to wear face coverings.”

However, if an employee feels more comfortable wearing PPE (i.e. a face mask) during child drop off and collection, they will be free to do so.

 PPE that we already use will remain the same, as outlined in company policies:

PPE is used for cases if a child or staff show signs of COVID-19 as set out in the emergency plan. See question 11 above.