The government have announced some important dates for Early Years Services regarding reopening:
18 May (Phase 1)
Childcare for healthcare workers
Childcare workers will provide care for the children of essential healthcare workers in the healthcare worker’s home. Full details will be announced before 18 May.
29 June (Phase 3)
Childcare for essential workers
The opening of crèches, childminders and pre-schools for children of essential workers will take place in a phased manner. Social distancing and other requirements will apply.
20 July (Phase 4)
Crèches, childminders and preschools will open for children of all workers on a gradually increasing phased basis (for example, one day per week) and slowly increasing thereafter.
10 August (Phase 5)
Phased opening for all.