Overruled: DfE’s sweeping Coronavirus powers force trust into early Christmas holiday U-turn

An academy trust has been forced by the government to ditch its intention to close early for Christmas – a move that is likely to kill off any wider attempts to extend the festive break. Focus Trust announced on Friday┬áthat its 15 schools across Manchester and West Yorkshire would close on December 11, a week … Continue reading Overruled: DfE’s sweeping Coronavirus powers force trust into early Christmas holiday U-turn