COVID-19 Update

Monday 17th August 2020

Foyle International are planning to resume face-to-face classes in September 2020, following government advice and ensuring the safety of students and staff with extra percautions in place. Classes will have a limited number of places available to ensure social distancing measures can continue to be followed effectively.

For our Erasmus+ partners across Europe, Foyle will be resuming work internships and teacher training courses from Monday 31st August and will be following advice of the UK and Irish governments, for internships carried out in Derry, Donegal and Dublin. 

Travel advice to the UK and Northern Ireland:

Following the recent announcement from the UK government, there is no 2 week quarantine for travelers travelling from the list of countries on the “exempt” list, which can be found here: 

Some countries which travelers are now required to quarantine on entry to the UK (and Northern Ireland) include Spain, France, Malta and the Netherlands.

Travel advice to the Republic of Ireland

The most recent guidance set out by the Irish government, as a limited list of locations which do not require 2 week quarantine upon entering the country. Individuals arriving into the Republic of Ireland from these locations will not be required to restrict their movements upon entry. These locations currently have a ‘normal precautions’ (“green”) security status rating. As of 4 August 2020, these locations are:

  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Norway
  • Slovakia

More information can be found here: 

For further questions or concerns, please get in touch at or contact us directly on +44 7512705122.

All the best,

Foyle International team

Thursday 16th April 2020

As of Thursday 16th April 2020, the UK government announced that the current lockdown and social-distancing measures will stay in place for another 3 weeks. On government advice, our school building has been closed since Friday 20th March.

We are committed to the health and well-being of all of our staff and students, so we are currently working from home and our classes have been moved online.

If you have any queries or concerns, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as we would be happy to speak with you. The contact number which you can call is 07512705122 or get in touch via email at

We will continue to follow government advice on the Coronavirus pandemic and update accordingly. This is an unusual time for us all, so it is important we all work together to ensure our students, hosts and staff are getting the right advice and guidance.

Stay safe everyone!

Team Foyle International

For more information on the latest UK Government updates, please click here.