20 Apr 2020

Teachers condemn ‘irresponsible speculation’ about schools re-opening

Today was meant to be the start of the summer term in most schools across the UK.

But there’s still no word on when, and how they might re-open.

Teachers and school leaders have condemned what they called “irresponsible speculation” about the prospect of pupils returning to classrooms sometime next month, and today English ministers were quick to deny any such approach – saying schools will only open again once it is safe.