Hundreds of vulnerable youngsters and children of key workers are self-isolating due to cases of coronavirus in schools across Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and the rest of Dorset. 

Despite schools being closed to most pupils due to the lockdown, they must remain open for pupils in both categories.

The Daily Echo is providing a list of those who have pupils and/or staff affected by coronavirus in January.

The list gives the name of the school and the date that pupils went into the 14-day self-isolation period.

Schools currently affected are listed, followed by the dates that cases were recorded.

Baden-Powell and St Peter's Junior School, Poole, January 24

St Clement's and St John's Infant School, Bournemouth, January 22

St Katharine's Primary School, Bournemouth, January 22

Oakdale Junior School, Poole, January 22

Winton Primary School, Bournemouth, January 21

The Grange, Christchurch, January 21

Moordown St John's Primary, Bournemouth, January 20

Springdale First School, Broadstone, January 20

Longspee Academy, Poole, January 19

Elm Academy, Bournemouth, January 19

Victoria School, Poole, January 19

Tregeonwell Academy, Bournemouth, January 19

Baden-Powell and St Peter's Junior, Poole, January 18

St Joseph's Primary School, Poole, January 18

Winchelsea School, Poole, January 18

Kingsleigh Primary School, Bournemouth, January 18

Avpnwood Primary, Bournemouth, January 18

St Luke's Primary, Bournemouth, January 18

St Michael's Primary, Bournemouth, January 18

Courthill Infant School, Poole, January 18

Queens Park Infant Academy, Bournemouth, January 18

Livingstone Road Junior, Poole, January 18

Stanley Green Infant Academy, Poole, January 14

Moordown St John's Primary, Bournemouth, January 14

Manorside Academy, Poole, January 14

Malmesbury Park Primary School, Bournemouth, January 13

St Peter's Catholic School, Bournemouth, January 13

Christchurch Infant School, January 12

Christ the King Catholic Primary School, Bournemouth, January 12

Canford Heath Junior School, Poole, January 12

Longfleet CE Primary School, Poole, January 12

Malmesbury Park Primary School, Bournemouth, January 11

Bere Regis Primary School, January 11

Pimperne Primary School, January 11

Manorside Academy, Poole, January 11

St Michael's C of E Primary School, Bournemouth, January 11

Archbishop Wake C of E Primary School, Blandford Forum, January 10

Montacute School, Poole, January 9

Stourfield Infant School, Bournemouth, January 9

St Aldhelm's Academy, Poole, January 8

Broadstone First School, January 8

Mountjoy School, Beaminster, January 7

Shaftesbury School, January 6

St Mark's CofE Primary School, Bournemouth, January 4

Ad Astra Infant School, Poole, January 4