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Samuel Laycock School

Lockdown Restrictions

National Lockdown Thursday 5th November to Wednesday 2nd December

 What are the main new restrictions?

·         Stay at home except for specific reasons

·         These include work which cannot be done from home, childcare or education, exercise outdoors, medical reasons, essential shopping, providing care for vulnerable people or for volunteering, and visiting members of your support bubble

·         Do not meet anyone you do not live with or that isn’t in your support bubble indoors or in private gardens

·         Individuals can only meet one other person from another household outside in a public place

·         Children under school age who are with their parents, and children and adults who are dependent on round-the-clock care from others, will not count towards the limit on two people meeting outside

·         Non-essential retail will close, but can remain open for click-and-collect delivery

·         Pubs, bars, restaurants will have to close, but can still provide takeaway and delivery, excluding takeaway of alcohol

·         Indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, such as gyms and swimming pools, will also close, along with entertainment venues and personal care facilities such as beauty salons

·         Places of worship will close, unless they are being used for funerals, to broadcast acts of worship, individual prayer, formal childcare, or essential services such as blood donation or food banks

·         Weddings and civil partnership ceremonies will not be able to take place except in exceptional circumstances, and funerals will be limited to a maximum of 30 people

·         Clinically vulnerable people are asked to be especially careful but people will not be asked to resume shielding

·         Overnight stays, staying in a second home, and holidays will not be allowed - including in the UK and abroad

·         Avoid all non-essential travel by private or public transport