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COVID-19 - Schools Information

The prime minister announced on 18 March 2020 that all schools in England will be closed from Friday 20 March 2020. It is not yet known when they will reopen.


Visit the GOV.UK website for the latest government advice for parents and carers about the closure of schools and other educational settings following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).   


Latest updates about schools 

The demands on schools and school leaders are considerable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Walsall Council offers all school staff our support as well as our appreciation for the valuable care they are providing for Walsall children, young people, families and communities.


For the the latest news, guidance and support, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage on the Link, which will be routinely updated. 


School service desk

Please also be advised that, due to the current situation, the school service desk will no longer be fully operational from 24 March. 

Please see the list below with contact details for each service. 


Team Contact details
ICT & Infrastructure Services  

Service desk is still in operation please call 01922 653000 and choose Option1 




MIS Support (SIMS) 



School Data Support/Census 

Curriculum, Online Safety & Online Monitoring 




Early Years Headcount