Central government has made the decision to close schools until further notice from Friday 20 March 2020.

Schools will remain open for children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

All schools in Medway are open for vulnerable children and the children of key workers. 

Where schools have made alternative arrangements for pupils to attend other school sites, parents will have been contacted directly by the school.

The government has said key workers include NHS staff, the police and delivery drivers. Children who are vulnerable include children with education, health and care plans.

Government guidance on keyworker categories and vulnerable pupil groups is explained in the following guidance: