• Coronavirus: Government finally defines 'key workers' and vulnerable pupils

    The government has finally set out which children will be eligible to continue to attend schools in England from Monday. Headteachers have waited for this information for more than 24 hours, since Gavin Williamson, the education secretary, announced plans to shut schools to most pupils from this afternoon (Friday). Only children of key workers –

    0.20 Mar. 20th, 2020 | News

  • Coronavirus: List of 'key workers' delayed until Friday, says health secretary

    A list of roles considered to be “key workers” will not be published until tomorrow, the health secretary has confirmed. Matthew Hancock told BBC Question Time tonight that the list, which will determine which pupils schools have to cater-for from Monday, will be published on Friday. This is despite a pledge by Gavin Williamson, the

    21.24 Mar. 19th, 2020 | News