Key workers

The government has released their key worker definition, along with guidance on maintaining educational provision.

Police officersSchools will contact parents/carers directly if children are recognised under the government's 'vulnerable' and 'key workers' categories within the following sectors:

  • health and social care
  • education and childcare 
  • key public services
  • local and national government
  • food and other necessary goods
  • public safety and national security
  • transport
  • utilities, communication and financial services

Schools information for parents/carers

If you have any queries, please contact your school office in the first instance. 

If you need support from the council, please email contactcentre1@hillingdon.gov.uk or call  01895 556644.


For official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), use the free GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp. Simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word 'hi' in a WhatsApp message to get started.

Page last updated: 27 Mar 2020