When will schools reopen in the UK, and is it safe to send my child back?

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When will schools reopen in the UK, and is it safe to send my child back?
(Source: The Guardian)
  • Primary schools will reopen on June 1, as part of Boris Johnson’s blueprint for reopening the UK, according to reports.
  • But Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Wednesday warned that schools may not reopen until September. 
  • Education Secretary: Schools will have a “phased” re-opening
  • When pupils do start returning, it will probably begin with certain as yet unspecified year groups

Parents want to know when they can send children back to school. Continued school closures will have a detrimental impact on pupil progress, Gavin Williamson, the Education Secretary, acknowledged earlier in the lockdown. But he added that he did not want schools to reopen until it is “safe”.

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