Last review: 22 January 2021

Latest Government guidance

The Government’s guidance is updated here daily, with recent and upcoming changes in the UK.

Local restrictions

Northamptonshire has now been placed in Tier 4 ('Stay at Home'). Clinically vulnerable people in this tier are advised to shield.

You can click here to read the guidance for tier 4 areas. 

You can use this postcode checker below to confirm which tier you live in -

Handwashing and essential advice

NHS guidance on handwashing in English can be found here

To watch videos on handwashing, spotting the signs of Coronavirus and other essential advice in different languages, please use this link:

The languages available are Polish, Romanian, Urdu, Arabic, Czech, Punjabi, Tigrinya, Farsi, Slovak, Kurdish Sorani and Bengali.

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Travel advice

Foreign & Commonwealth Office travel advice is constantly under review, to reflect the latest assessment of risks to British people. The latest information can be found here:


If you urgently need medical advice, contact the NHS by calling 111 or visit the NHS 111 website here

Public Health England

The Public Health England website is continually updated with the latest advice for the UK. You can access this with this link:

Public Health England have also created a separate initiative for mental health and wellbeing, Every Mind Matters, which you can access here

Risk assessments for employers

In addition to the College's COVID-19 risk assessment, we have also developed a risk assessment template for employers to use – click here to access this.

College social media

To ensure we are sharing the most up-to-date information with as many people as we can, we will be posting regular updates on our social media. Our handles are below.

Twitter – @northamponcoll
Facebook - @northamptoncollege
Instagram - @northamptoncollege


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