Not all primary pupils able to return to school before summer, announces education secretary


Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has confirmed that not all primary school children will be able to return for a full month of class time before the summer holidays begin.

Gavin Williamson stressed the “cautious, phased approach” was key, and that his department would “continue to work with the sector on next steps”.

The education secretary also told MPs that support for pupils to make up for lost school time will run “over a full year and more”

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