06 July 2020
Some 35,000 more people could die of cancer because of delays to diagnosis and treatment during the coronavirus crisis.
26 June 2020
The number of suspected coronavirus outbreaks in schools nearly doubled last week, according to figures from Public Health England (PHE). The news is a stark warning about how the Tory easing of the lockdown is putting health at risk.
24 June 2020
New figures show the Tories’ drive to push big numbers of children back to school this month is failing.
16 June 2020
Secondary schools across England began opening to wider numbers of children on Monday of this week.
09 June 2020
The Tories have been forced to drop plans to get all primary school children back into school before the summer term ends.
05 June 2020
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.
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.
11 May 2020
The French government tried to reopen schools on Monday in the teeth of opposition from parents, students, teachers and scientists.
11 May 2020
Parents and school workers have reacted with fear and fury to Boris Johnson’s announcement that schools could start to reopen from next month.
05 May 2020
Many parents across England have been unable to access vouchers or meals to support children while schools are closed due to the crisis.
04 May 2020
Tory plans to get parents back to work are unsafe—and totally dishonest
26 April 2020
Governments claim they are reopening schools out of concern for children’s welfare and safety. But Sadie Robinson reveals the real reasons
21 April 2020
Schools and colleges should only reopen when it is safe to do so.
24 March 2020
Two contradictory developments in the sixth form colleges dispute crashed into one another last week