Useful Links


Coronavirus (COVID-19) – See advice from NHS on symptoms and things you can do to help stop germs like coronavirus spreading.

DfE Guidance on temporary changes: attendance recording for educational settings whilst closed due to the coronavirus 

We have put together key information and resources for schools to help maintain provision during the COVID-19 situation.

Our public health department is providing free online Covid-19 infection prevention and control training (IPC). Book a place:

East Sussex County Council

East Sussex Learning Portal

ESCC main website - childcare / early years page

Inclusion Special Education Needs and Disabilities (ISEND)

Children's Integrated Therapy Service (CITES)

Local Offer

Single Point of Advice (SPoA)

EYFS Support for Schools - Services 2 Schools Webshop 

Early Years Improvement Team Facebook Page


Department for Education

Ofsted - including the EYFS documents:

Assessment and Reporting Arrangements EYFS 2019
Early Years Foundation Stage Profile handbook 2019

Foundation Years website
- contains all statutory EYFS and Childcare documents, along with non-statutory guidance:


External sources of further information

Whistleblowing advice line for professionals

Health and Safety Executive

Food Standards Agency

Guidance on health protection in schools and other childcare facilities

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)

Safer sleep guidance - The Lullaby Trust

ERIC (Children's Bowel & Bladder Charity)

Supporting children with medical conditions

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)

Information Commissioner's Office

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

3VA - Eastbourne, Lewes District and Wealden Voluntary Action

Hastings Voluntary Action

Rother Voluntary Action