5:05 pm, Thursday, 14th January 2021

Get help with technology during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Read the full guidance in this article on Gov.uk- Get help with technology during coronavirus (COVID-19).

This information provides guidance for local authorities, academy trusts and schools on devices and support available to provide remote education and access to children’s social care.


  1. Get laptops and tablets for children who cannot attend school due to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  2. Get internet access for disadvantaged children
  3. Manage laptops, tablets and 4G wireless routers received from DfE
  4. Apply for a grant and support to get set up with a digital education platform
  5. Get funded training and support to set up and use technology effectively