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7 Mar 2021

Thousands of families in England prepare for return to school

Home Affairs Correspondent

The Government has insisted that schools in England will stay open as part of the roadmap out of lockdown – as the Education Secretary said they wanted to ensure a cautious, but irreversible approach when pupils return to classrooms tomorrow.

It means staff will face a huge challenge over issues like mass testing and masks – as well as making up for lost learning.