Back to school

More information and guidance

Government guidance for parents and carers for the reopening of schools can be found on their website. GOV.UK - Guidance - What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19

If you have any Covid-19 questions, including support available if your family needs to self-isolate, please contact the Newham Covid-19 Helpline: 020 7473 9711 (9am-7pm, 7 days a week) or [email protected].

For the latest up to date information about Covid-19 and to support others in your community, become a Newham COVID-19 Champion by visiting

Newham piloted the NHS Test and Trace app. If you have questions about the app or the pilot please visit

You can read the Newham guide for families (PDF) which discusses what we can all do to keep our schools, our families and ourselves safe during COVID-19.

Healthy School Streets

Our Healthy School Streets programme aims to improve the street environment outside schools across the Borough.