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Hi, my name is Sarahlou2!

Sarahlou2Sarahlou2 Member Posts: 1 Listener
My daughters school is closed age 5 and sons school age 7 will be opening tomorrow. We are on the extremely vulnerable list and have been told today if I do not send him in tomorrow it will be unauthorised and I will be reported, my son will also receive no home education and will not be supported to remain at home. I’m disabled single mum and scared


  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,210 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi there seems the school are being very unreasonable 

    Have you spoke to the head or maybe escalate to the governors or your local mp 

    Also see if your gp can be of assistance 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    If you live in England you may find the rules could change from midnight tonight as Boris is addressing the nation tonight at 8pm and all schools could shut. Although saying that i'm not sure who they are going to report you to, if you don't send your send to school because you're very likely not the only person doing this.

    If you received the first shileding letter and you're already in a Tier 4 area (England) then they can't expect you to send your child to school.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • Butler356Butler356 Member Posts: 40 Courageous
    Welcome to this group  :)
  • Ross_ScopeRoss_Scope Posts: 4,240

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    Hello @Sarahlou2 and welcome to the community.

    Sorry to read about your situation, it doesn't sound easy. As mentioned above, might be worth keeping an eye on the PM's statement tonight, just in case it contains information relevant to your specific circumstances.
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