CIRC 34: GUIDANCE FOR SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES ON MAINTAINING EDUCATIONAL PROVISION - GOV.UK

Please see link below to key worker status with regards to schools and colleges.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

All Prison Staff and NHS, along with immigration staff are covered which is in effect every POA member in our workplaces. I recommend that members refer to this if they have any problems with the Education authorities.

Yours Sincerely

Steve Gillan
General Secretary

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.