Coronavirus:  latest news on changes to early years, education and colleges and resources to support families

The government announced on Wednesday 18th March that education settings (early years, schools and colleges) would close from Friday 20th March except for certain groups of children and young people.  These include vulnerable children and young people and those with an EHC Plan.  Stockport Council have been working rapidly with local education settings to ensure these groups are safe and provided for.  You can read about what’s happening at

This page also links to information, advice and resources to support you and your family at this time.

We expect the information to develop and grow as the new arrangements settle in.  So keep checking this page regularly to find out the latest information and resources for your family.  You can also email with questions not answered on these pages.  Please be aware that many Council staff are working from home or with their own caring responsibilities, so your email may not be answered immediately.