BREAKING NEWS: All schools in England to reopen on 8 March as PM plots course to ease lockdown

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “BREAKING NEWS: All schools in England to reopen on 8 March as PM plots course to ease lockdown” – below is their description.

    All schools in England will reopen to all pupils on 8 March under the Prime Minister’s roadmap out of lockdown to be announced on Monday, with outdoor after-school sports and activities also allowed to restart.

    And on the same date, outdoor recreation with one other person will also be permitted, meaning people will be allowed to sit together in a park with a coffee, drink or picnic.

    From 29 March, larger groups will be able to meet outside – including in private gardens – up to a maximum of six people or two households.

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