The Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

(updated March 2022)

24 February , this guidance applies to ENGLAND

You will not be legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19. Stay at home if you can and avoid contact with other people.

You will not have to take daily tests or be legally required to self-isolate following contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme will end. If you were told to self-isolate before 24 February you can still make a claim up to 6 April.

Click here for the latest Government advise about COVID-19

Click here to get the latest NHS information and advice about COVID-19.

Please see links below for additional Government guidance:

Education and Childcare: Guidance for Students

Government Guidance for the General Public

Keeping Children Safe Online

Information for Parents and Carers


Useful Information – Mental Health and Wellbeing

For information about looking after your own mental health during the coronavirus pandemic, click here.

Government guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic can be found by clicking here.

The Wellness Society has produced a resource to help individuals work through some the challenges of these difficult circumstances:

Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

Below are a number of other documents which you may find helpful:

Talking to Children about Coronavirus – Guide for Parents and Carers
Encouraging Positive Mental Well-Being
Self-Isolation Advice for Students, Parents, Carers and Staff