Life without school

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:28 pm

England school reopening in doubt with ministers divided

Education secretary under pressure to rethink plan for millions of pupils to return

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... trade-offs

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:17 am

Armed forces to support Covid testing in schools in England
MoD says 1,500 military personnel will ensure facilities ready for start of term on 4 January

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... in-england

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:36 am

How parents feel about the prospect of England's schools closing again

With coronavirus cases surging, scientists are urging a delay to the start of the new term

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... sing-again

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:56 pm

English schools in areas worst hit by Covid to close for longer

Education secretary says schools in areas with highest Covid rates will not reopen for much of January

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... be-delayed

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:48 pm

Schools chaos as 21m more people in England face toughest Covid curbs
Start of new term delayed in worst-hit areas while millions more are put into tier 4 restrictions

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... ue-to-soar

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:51 pm

Should the school gates open? Parents of young children air their concerns
Most of England’s primary schools reopen on 4 January, but Covid rules are causing confusion and some dismay

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-concerns

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:30 am

School leaders and councils demand clarity on primary closures

Haringey advises its schools to close despite not being in government’s ‘contingency framework’ areas

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -explained

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:35 am

English schools in areas worst hit by Covid to close for longer

Education secretary says schools in areas with highest Covid rates will not reopen for much of January

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... be-delayed

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:54 am

Teaching unions tell PM: Do your duty and close all schools in England to limit COVID threat

London primary schools will remain closed but one union says what is right for London is right for the rest of the country.

https://news.sky.com/story/teaching-uni ... t-12177145

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:00 pm

Union poised to advise teachers in England not to return to classrooms


UK’s largest teaching union expected to ‘inform members not to return on Monday’

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... ovid-fears

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:39 am

Teachers take legal action as chaos grips England's schools plan

Unions advise teachers to stay away from schools and warn reopening plan is an ‘utter shambles’

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... hools-plan

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:14 am

Symptomless cases in schools could be key driver in spread of Covid-19
Up to 70% of schoolchildren infected with coronavirus may not know they have it until after a positive test result

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... d-covid-19

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:15 pm

Schools in England may stay closed for weeks, admits Williamson

Education secretary casts doubt on plans for schools to reopen as headteachers call for exams rethink

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... oronavirus

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:07 am

Relief amid the 'chaos' as Covid-19 shuts down all schools in England
School leaders and teaching unions welcome U-turn but criticise government approach

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... in-england

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:29 pm

Exams in core subjects may still go ahead in England this summer

Williamson to tell MPs he has asked Ofqual to come up with plan to replace GCSEs and A-levels

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... his-summer

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