10 Nov 2020

Education impact of pandemic revealed – some children have forgotten how to use knife and fork

Communities Editor

The pandemic has upended all our lives, but perhaps the most significant impact has been seen on children, with some young children going back to wearing nappies, or forgetting how to eat with a knife and fork.

These worrying trends are revealed today in reports published by the education watchdog, Ofsted, which look at what our children have lost as a result of school closures and lockdowns.