19 May 2020

Charities warn school closures could have lasting impact on neediest children


More councils have expressed concern about the phased reopening of schools in England.

The government wants to begin re-opening in stages from 1 June. Currently schools are only open for the children of key workers and the vulnerable, with millions being schooled at home.

Meanwhile charities have warned that prolonged school closures could have a lasting impact on some of the neediest children.

How are kids coping at home? Ayshah Tull reports.