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"I want this Christmas to be a happy one for all our children": Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi on the benefits of Breakfast and Holiday Activities and Food clubs

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Over 600,000 children attended free, government-funded Holiday Activities and Food clubs this summer, including over 495,000 eligible for free school meals - and new data shows the impact Breakfast Clubs have had on children around the country.

What you need to know about daily testing for COVID-19 contacts

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We have said that being in school and early years settings is vital for protecting young people’s education. We have set out the ways we are protecting education and regular testing is a key mitigation to ensure children do not …

What do children and young people learn in relationship, sex and health education

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We want to make sure that young people understand what healthy relationships look like and how to navigate their personal lives in a positive, safe and healthy way. That’s why we introduced the statutory relationships, sex and health education (RSHE) …

What the new temporary COVID-19 measures mean for early year settings, out-of-school settings, schools, colleges and universities

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On Saturday 27 November, the Prime Minister announced new temporary measures to “buy more time” for our scientists to understand the situation.

Can Christmas plays, nativities and other festive events in schools and nurseries go ahead this year?

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Christmas and nativity plays are one of our most cherished school traditions. Sadly last year many had to be cancelled but this year, as we are at a different stage of the pandemic and so many people are benefitting from …