02 June 2020
Millions of parents faced an agonising choice this week of whether to send their children back to school. The Tories wanted primary school children in reception, year 1 and year 6 to start returning from Monday of this week.
28 May 2020
The NEU union’s joint general secretary Mary Bousted said the strategy meant “risks” to health and was a “disaster”. She added that government guidance on social distancing is “impossible” in schools.
25 May 2020
Boris Johnson said on Sunday that the Tories would push ahead with plans to get more children in schools from Monday of next week
22 May 2020
Over 580 people joined a meeting in Redbridge, 185 in Coventry and 140 in Hackney
20 May 2020
The Tories’ plan to start reopening schools from 1 June looks “increasingly unlikely” to take place. That’s according to a furious article in the Daily Mail newspaper.
19 May 2020
The battle is on to stop the Tories forcing an unsafe reopening of schools from 1 June.
17 May 2020
The battle over reopening schools could make or break the Tory drive to get people back to work before it’s safe.