We have been alerted by the Department for Education that some parent/carers have received an email stating:
‘As schools will be closing, if you’re entitled to free school meals, please send your bank details and we’ll make sure you’re supported’.
This is a scam email – do not respond, and delete immediately.
If you think you might have been a victim of cyber-crime, please visit Action Fraud or contact them on 0300 123 2040.
For further support, Citizen’s Advice provide advice and support on online fraud. You can call their dedicated helpline or talk to someone online.
Please take extra care to protect yourself from fraud at this time.
Official Government Information
Exeter City Council
Exeter City Council have a lot of information to support families during this time: