Covid

The councils forced into school Covid action

11 councils are advising all schools in their areas to reintroduce Covid classroom measures

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Covid

Covid: 1 in 12 secondary school pupils test positive

ONS data shows rising infection rates among older pupils, as heads warn they are struggling with absences

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Edenred: Free school meals voucher company’s profits jump 29%

Company tasked with providing meal vouchers during pandemic saw overall profits jump to £13.9 million

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Covid: Schools ‘picking up the pieces’ amid lack of support services

Schools shouldered 'significant responsibilities within networks of support that have themselves fragmented' - UCL report

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Bring back bubbles and masks in classroom, unions tell Zahawi

A joint letter from five unions, also sent to councils, calls for urgent action as cases rise

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Covid

Covid vaccinations in schools lag behind demand

Experts are now calling for walk-in centres to boost the inoculation of 12 to 15-year olds

James Carr
James Carr
Covid, Ofsted

Pandemic, what pandemic? Heads worry Ofsted is failing to take Covid into account

Leaders fear missed opportunity to forge a positive relationship

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Council urges immediate stricter Covid controls across all schools

Staffordshire is believed to be the first local authority to recommend bringing back such wide-ranging measures

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

DfE U-turns on move to weekly school attendance collection

Last-minute change means schools must continue reporting data daily from tomorrow

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker