Educational settings in Dorset are open. Read the government guidance for parents and carers.

Find out if your school, college or education setting has been affected by COVID-19.

Read guidance from Public Health Dorset for parents and carers including information about testing.

Free school meals

Free school meals are available for children whose parents or carers get financial support through benefits. Find out more about free school meals.

COVID-19 school transport updates

All school transport in Dorset will run as normal.

Young people will still be asked to wear a face covering, unless they're exempt, including students aged 11 or under. It's important students wear their masks for the whole journey, including when they're inside a bus or train station. Find out who is exempt from wearing a face covering.

Find out how we're following government guidance to make sure school transport is safe for your child.

Out-of-school activities, breakfast and after school clubs

Read the government advice on out-of-school activities, breakfast and after school clubs.

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