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Coronavirus: Schools to reopen in Wales on 29 June

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:16
Parents who choose not to send their children to school when they reopen will not be fined.

School closures: Rich-poor pupil gap gains 'wiped out'

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 03:55
Lockdown could undo a decade's progress in closing the achievement gap between rich and poor, says study.

Coronavirus: Students might have to stay in 'protective bubble'

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 01:10
When university campuses open students might have to live and study in small groups to limit mixing.

Drug gangs on 'recruitment drive' during lockdown

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:16
Children and increasingly girls are being groomed because they are unknown to police, a report says.

Coronavirus: Navigating the first morning at school since March

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 14:42
Pupils return to find their desks in rows facing forward, the windows wide open and lots of hand-sanitizer.

Coronavirus lockdown 'perfect storm' for abused children - Sajid Javid

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 14:41
The ex-home secretary is leading a "no holds barred" investigation into the issue in the UK.

In pictures: Back to school in England

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:01
Many children have returned to their classrooms in England for the first time since lockdown began.

Coronavirus: Some primary schools reopen as parents remain wary

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 00:01
Classes resume for some pupils in England after 10 weeks but a number of schools will stay shut.

Coronavirus: Drop plan to reopen primaries to all pupils, ministers urged

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 04:58
Aiming to have all pupils back piles uncertainty and pressure on school communities, say governors.

Coronavirus: Wales' early school summer holiday plan 'non-starter'

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:22
The idea would have seen the six-week summer holiday begin near the end of June, with schools starting in August.

Coronavirus: School return plan 'like a jigsaw puzzle'

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 01:28
A head teacher explains how she is piecing school life back together before children return.

Schools delay re-opening due to Weston hospital closure

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 16:41
Schools in North Somerset delay plans to re-open after a spike in virus cases at Weston hospital.

The coronavirus 'class divide': Parents judged for school return choices

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 02:28
Parents of year six and year one pupils have been falling out over whether to send them back to school.

Child grooming: Police record 10,000 social media offences

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:08
In just two-and-a-half years, police in England and Wales recorded 10,119 online grooming offences.

Myka Stauffer: Backlash after YouTubers give up adopted son

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 20:20
Myka Stauffer says her son's behaviour became too difficult but critics accuse her of exploitation.

No decision on all primary years back to school

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 15:10
Schools minister challenged by MPs over whether all primary years in England will go back next month.

Coronavirus: Oxford University intends to teach face-to-face

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 13:36
The university's vice-chancellor says emerging from coronavirus "will be slow and protracted".

Coronavirus: 'Our children are all shut behind closed doors'

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 02:25
Lockdown has left many families with disabled children feeling cut-off, isolated and ignored.

Coronavirus: How childminders are caring for children in their own home

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 01:47
'Lots of soap' is crucial, say childminders who have stayed open for key workers' children.

Coronavirus: 'Mums do most childcare and chores in lockdown'

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:12
A study suggests that the only situation in which dads pull their weight is if they're not working.