Up to 2,200 schools could stay shut on June 1 despite government lockdown plans

Daily Mirror reports …

More than 2,000 English primary schools could stay closed on June 1 despite government reopening plans – with dozens of councils not confident about safety.

The government has targeted the start of next month to begin bringing youngsters back into the classroom.

But it can only happen if scientists say it is safe to do so, ministers say, and many education bosses are yet to be convinced.

Read more at: Up to 2,200 schools could stay shut on June 1 despite government lockdown plans


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  1. Chris

    The risk to children may be low, but this cannot be said when newly infected children come home and give it to their families. Grandad gets killed because little Sophie goes to her Reception class……

  2. Sounds like you and little Sophie should spend the rest of your lives staying home and living off your inherited wealth. Unless of course you assume other people should go to work to pay for you.

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