The Department for Education has released their statements on how schools, colleges and nurseries can begin to prepare to open to more young people from 1st June. You can read the full press release here.
All of this depends on the infection rate staying low, and will be monitored daily by the government.
The age groups expected to attend school are:
Nursery ReceptionYear 1Year 6
The Government is also asking schools, colleges and sixth-form to offer some face to face support to year 10 and year 12 students in preparation of their exams next academic year.
There is guidance to the education sector that is available for you to read. Some of the changes include:
Reducing the size of classes and keeping children in small groups without mixing with othersStaggered break and lunchtimes, as well as drop offs and pick upsIncreasing the frequency of cleaning, reducing the use of shared items and utilising outdoor space
It's key for parents and carers to understand that there...