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Removal of school ‘bubbles’ cuts disruption as more than 91% of pupils attend school

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Earlier this month, all pupils returned to schools following the summer holidays. Our latest attendance statistics help paint a picture of how Covid-19 is impacting schools, and we’ll continue to release attendance statistics throughout the year. 

Pupils only need to isolate if they have symptoms of Covid-19 or if they test positive

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Pupils have returned to schools and colleges for the autumn term. There are fewer restrictions and pupils are now able to experience a fuller education experience. That means no more bubbles and no isolating unless pupils have symptoms or have tested positive for Covid-19. …

An open letter from Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to parents, carers and guardians

Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has written an open letter to parents, carers and guardians following the news that all primary schools, secondary secondary schools, special and alternative provision schools, colleges and further education settings will be opening to all pupils …

Delayed return to school and contingency framework: Your questions answered

On 30 January, the Government responded to rapidly rising case rates due to the new, more transmissible variant of coronavirus by triggering the education contingency framework and pushing back the staggered return for secondary schools and colleges by one week. …