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Will I need to take proof of reason for my journey when I take my daughter to school tomorrow?

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hiredandsqueak Tue 14-Apr-20 11:11:00

My daughter is going back to school tomorrow. It's an independent specialist across the County border about twenty miles from home. Obviously I will be making the journey twice a day for the foreseeable and can envisage that at some point I will be stopped.
I will have the school's contact details and an email confirming that school reopens tomorrow on my phone will that be sufficient or do I need to ask the school for a letter or something?
If anyone has been stopped, do the police require more than a phone number or the copy of an email?

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moita Tue 14-Apr-20 12:08:45

I've not heard of anyone being stopped. Are you in the UK? It's an essential journey. I wouldn't even think of evidence.

hiredandsqueak Tue 14-Apr-20 12:34:10

Yes in the UK. Hopefully all will be fine then.

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BrokenBrit Tue 14-Apr-20 12:45:53

How is your school opening? Surely it’s only open for vulnerable or key workers children?

hiredandsqueak Tue 14-Apr-20 12:48:00

It's an independent specialist school so by default all children have EHCPs so would be considered vulnerable. It isn't open for childcare my daughter is going back to a normal timetable.

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Underhisi Tue 14-Apr-20 12:50:51

We have been doing 3 hours of travelling to from school since most schools shut and have never been stopped.

hiredandsqueak Tue 14-Apr-20 12:54:49

Oh thank you I'm probably being neurotic but know dd will get is a real state if we are stopped so would like to have anything I need at hand to get away as quickly as possible.

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