The Government has abandoned plans for all English primary school children to return to class by the end of the summer – as officials revealed that only half of primary schools in England actually opened last week. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
The Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said a long term plan would be needed to help pupils get over damage done to their education by the lockdown – insisting the aim was to bring all children back to school by September
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In This Story: Lockdown
During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.