‘It is why we are only inviting back reception, year one and year six in primary schools so there is the space in those schools for children to return and for infant schools to use other premises, perhaps the junior school, to enable children to return safely and to maintain the distances between pupils. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson announces primary schools in England will start to reopen on MONDAY and some students will return to secondary schools from June 15 as he sets out ‘limited and cautious’ easing of lockdown
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'Dawn put herself in jeopardy and I have been angry about that - angry - until just now, today, when I met the two women who she told to go under shelter while she confronted the gunman and she could have avoided that, but she didn't and I knew she wouldn't,' Mr Hochsprung said. … [Read more...] about Husband of Sandy Hook principal retires from his teacher job as he tries to fill void left by her death
"To successfully keep R below 1, we have little room for manoeuvre. SAGE modelling suggests that either fully opening schools or relaxing all social distancing measures now, will lead to a resurgence of the virus and a second wave that could be larger than the first. … [Read more...] about All primary school children could return to class before summer
The Department of Education has said: "Whilst there will be no penalty for families who do not send their children to school, families will be strongly encouraged to take up these places – unless the family member is shielding or the child is particularly vulnerable due to an underlying condition." … [Read more...] about Primary schools reopening: Can parents refuse to send their kids to class?
Unlike the high performing school down the road, I would not prevent year 12s returning to year 13 who had failed to attain particular grades in AS exams. While other schools either didn’t respond to certain parents’ inquiries about places, or lied and said they were full, we always invited them in for a look. If the child had special needs we never said no, even if we’d have to magic up resources. … [Read more...] about ‘Sacked from the school I loved’: a headteacher’s story