Gavin Williamson to ‘rule out pupils return after February half-term’

Now children might not return to school until after EASTER: Gavin Williamson will ‘rule out pupils going back into classrooms after February half-term’ within days All children had been set to return to schools after the February half-term Sources suggest reopening could be pushed back until mid-April or even May  Students in GCSE and A-Level … Read more Gavin Williamson to ‘rule out pupils return after February half-term’

Gavin Williamson to ‘rule out pupils return after February half-term’

Now children might not return to school until after EASTER: Gavin Williamson will ‘rule out pupils going back into classrooms after February half-term’ within days All children had been set to return to schools after the February half-term Sources suggest reopening could be pushed back until mid-April or even May  Students in GCSE and A-Level … Read more Gavin Williamson to ‘rule out pupils return after February half-term’

Gavin Williamson says parents will get TWO WEEKS’ notice on schools reopening

Gavin Williamson says parents will get TWO WEEKS’ notice on whether schools will reopen after February half-term as he vows children will get priority in easing lockdown By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 07:57 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 08:02 GMT, 21 January 2021 Gavin Williamson today vowed parents will get two … Read more Gavin Williamson says parents will get TWO WEEKS’ notice on schools reopening

Gavin Williamson says parents will get TWO WEEKS’ notice on schools reopening

Gavin Williamson says parents will get TWO WEEKS’ notice on whether schools will reopen after February half-term as he vows children will get priority in easing lockdown By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 07:57 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 08:02 GMT, 21 January 2021 Gavin Williamson today vowed parents will get two … Read more Gavin Williamson says parents will get TWO WEEKS’ notice on schools reopening

Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Meal scheme will switch for half-term  The free meal system for school pupils will change over the February half term – as the government tries to balance its books by using a different department’s funding for the food. In a switchover that has the potential to spark some administration issues, meals for those that need … Read more Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

Meal scheme will switch for half-term  The free meal system for school pupils will change over the February half term – as the government tries to balance its books by using a different department’s funding for the food. In a switchover that has the potential to spark some administration issues, meals for those that need … Read more Fresh free school meals row as union warns poor families will NOT get food over February half-term

DIY schooling: Furious parents claim they have been left to teach their own children

Furious parents have hit out at online lessons for children working from home, with some claiming teachers are only doing the register and reading stories over Zoom.  The outcry comes after Education Secretary Gavin Williamson admitted yesterday children could stay home until after the February half-term. Mr Williamson stressed he wants ‘schools to be closed … Read more DIY schooling: Furious parents claim they have been left to teach their own children

DIY schooling: Furious parents claim they have been left to teach their own children

Furious parents have hit out at online lessons for children working from home, with some claiming teachers are only doing the register and reading stories over Zoom.  The outcry comes after Education Secretary Gavin Williamson admitted yesterday children could stay home until after the February half-term. Mr Williamson stressed he wants ‘schools to be closed … Read more DIY schooling: Furious parents claim they have been left to teach their own children

Free school meals: Chartwells to include breakfast after criticism

Catering firm Chartwells has announced it will start including breakfast in free school meal deliveries in response to the fierce criticism of its meagre parcels.  The under-fire schools food provider has apologised and vowed to raise standards after parents railed against the paltry lunches it was sending their children.    Boris Johnson branded the boxes of … Read more Free school meals: Chartwells to include breakfast after criticism

Gavin Williamson admits schools could stay shut BEYOND February half-term

Gavin Williamson admits schools could stay shut BEYOND February half-term as MPs demand guarantee ‘signed in blood’ that classrooms will reopen as soon as possible Gavin Williamson said could be ‘areas of particular need’ where schools stay shut MPs told Mr Williamson they want pledge ‘signed in blood’ schools will reopen Education Secretary also declined … Read more Gavin Williamson admits schools could stay shut BEYOND February half-term