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18 Mar 2020

Schools react to Friday closure for England schools

Home Affairs Correspondent

Schools have begun to close in Northern Ireland – with all of them to be closed across the whole of the UK by Friday – and nobody knows when they will reopen. Exams have been postponed and just the children of key workers such as those who work in the NHS will be able to attend classes .

There are many questions about how parents, children and teachers will cope in a completely new environment. We have been to one school in Leicester to get their reaction to the biggest change to the education System for generations.