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How will schools reopen in the time of coronavirus?

von Katie Russell - Aug 26th 1,392 Views
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that all children – across nurseries, primary and secondary schools, and colleges – will be back at school from September "on a full-time plan".

Mr Johnson is insisting that .

The Prime Minister's words echo Education Secretary Gavin Williamson's promise to get all children back to school by the start of the next term. 

The Government for the new measures to be introduced, including: classes arranged into "bubbles", strict behaviour regimes, banning choirs and assemblies and even overhauling the curriculum. 

Will children have to wear face masks?

Children in England after the Government changed its mind on the policy.

New guidance will apply in secondary schools only and will require all pupils in Year 7 and above in England to wear face coverings in corridors and communal areas but not in classrooms.

It will be mandatory in schools that are in local lockdown areas and left to the discretion of head teachers in the rest of the country.

Teaching unions had called on the Government to .

Nicola Sturgeon in Scotland.