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School Support

Updated Jan 2021

Carers Trust Young Carers School Guidance Covid 19 Recovery - Click HERE to view.

Click on the below link to find out the list of critical workers (key workers) and vulnerable children and young people who can access full-time education provision in the case of future restrictions on education during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision

Click on the below link to find out what parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges


Our Young Carers and Information Advice Support Service is still operating as normal. If you need some advocacy support during the Corona Virus Pandemic to help secure a school place during the school closures.

It has been confirmed on the government website that Young Carers and those Young People with an EHC (Education Health Care)Plan are entitled to stay in education in order to meet their needs. Click the link HERE to take you to the gov website.

If you need support with the above then please call the office between 10-4pm on 0208 593 4422 or email us at carers@carerscentre.org.uk with subject heading *school support* and this will be passed on to the relevant service.

The Barking and Dagenham Provider Mini Directory has been designed for the Borough and its partners to assist young people in sourcing information relating to Education, Training and Employment opportunities during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please click HERE to access the directory.

This is a very difficult time for young people espeically with schools closing. Click HERE to download a social story for your child to make it easier for them to understand the current situation. (https://www.andnextcomesl.com/)