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Dec 3 2021

Please click here to see the Government guidance setting out the eligibility criteria and claims process for the COVID-19 workforce fund for schools. It applies to:


-  Primary, secondary and all through maintained schools, academies and free schools

-  16 to 19 academies and maintained schools

-  Maintained special schools, and special academies and free schools

-  Non-maintained special schools

-  Pupil referral units

-  Alternative provision academies and free schools

Maintained and academy hospital schools


Registered independent special schools and independent schools delivering alternative provision are also eligible to claim for staff they employ to support pupils whose placements are funded from local authorities’ high needs budgets.

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