Childcare providers can now open but this does depend on government advice and arrangements at individual childcare providers.
Sandwell Childcare providers are following guidance from the Department for Education and Sandwell Council. Plans are being made to reduce the risk of infection in childcare settings as much as possible. Risk assessments are being carried out.
Arrangements will vary, as what is needed in one setting may well be very different in another. Classes will potentially be very different, as measures will need to be put in place to help keep children and staff as safe as possible.
Latest government guidance for parents and carers is available here:
The government has published the following guidance:
Childcare providers have been asked to keep their information on this website up to date. However, we cannot guarantee this so please contact providers for their most up to date information.