DfE Coronavirus Advice

Letter to Parents RE School Closure

Please find important information regarding Coppice Performing Arts School closure here.

Home Learning

Coppice closes to students on Friday 20th March. You can find more information about home learning here.

Below is a link from the DfE, in support of home learning. The included websites have been identified by educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources as learning from home continues.

DfE Online resources

Advice Concerning school provision for students

Here you can find a advice from the government regarding how the provisioning of education will work for students once the school closes on Friday 20th March. View article

Advice for Key workers and vulnerable students

Find advice as to who should send children to school and who should keep their children at home here.

FAQ’s Regarding the closure of educational settings

Find answers to some common questions regarding the closure of schools here

Staff Directory

You can find our staff directory here.

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The DfE have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless directed to do so by Public Health England.

The importance of hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.

Please follow the advice from the Public Health England and the NHS to protect yourself and minimise the spread of the virus.



Where to find the latest information

Updates on COVID-19:

Guidance for educational settings:

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:

We will be updating this section regularly with information on support networks and safeguarding information.

Useful Information


Website – https://www.childline.org.uk/
Number – 0800 1111


Website – http://www.havenrefuge.org.uk/
Number – 01902 904677


Website – https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/
Number – 0370 496 7622

Wolverhampton Food Bank

Number – 01902 256523

NHS Helpline

Website – https://www.nhs.uk/
Number – 111

Kooth – Online support

Website – https://www.kooth.com/