Department for Education: Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers

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20 March 2020
Source: Department for Education

Information for parents and carers about the closure of schools and other educational settings following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). This will be updated as we have further information available. How does this relate to Special Schools, and vulnerable children. “Will this apply to independent schools and boarding schools? Yes. We are asking independent schools and boarding schools to do

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Children’s Eye Care – Reinforcing National Guidelines for Vision Screening in Schools for all 4-5 year olds

15 February 2018
Source: BIOS/Royal College of Ophthalmologists

3 September 2015 The British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS) supports the evidence-based national screening guidelines aimed at the early detection of vision defects in children, at the appropriate age, through clinical examinations by appropriately trained staff. Detection of eye problems in the very young and pre-school child requires expert clinical examination. If a parent or carer has concern about

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