Useful information and contacts

Last Updated Wednesday 20 January 2021


Read the COVID-19 Testing Privacy Statement here:
The Bedford College Group – COVID-19 Testing Privacy Statement

Department for Education

The Department of Education (DfE) has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education.

Staff, parents and students can contact the helpline:
Call: 0800 046 8687

Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Travel advice


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

Every Mind Matters

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus Every Mind Matters website

Public Health England

Updates from Public Health England

We are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all our students and staff. If you do not feel safe, please email for support.

Mental Health Support

Make sure you speak to somebody if you are feeling anxious or struggling with your mental health. This might be a parent, carer or someone else you trust.
You can also contact
Young Minds Text YM to 85258
• Childline 0800 11 11
• Your GP: call and ask for an emergency appointment.
• NHS 111: they can assist in providing the mental health support you may need.