Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
We join the country in mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, and thank her for a lifetime of service.
We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We offer our respect and condolences to the Royal Family at this time of national mourning.
The DfE has confirmed that schools should remain open currently. Once the funeral arrangements are confirmed by the Royal Household, the DfE will provide schools with further guidance, which we will pass on immediately.