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Reopening of Schools 8th March 2021

Reopening of all primary school settings will take place on 8th March 2021

• All primary school children will return on Monday 8 March, as staff continue to take two rapid COVID-19 tests each week at home.

• All secondary school and college students will take COVID-19 tests as they return the classroom from the 8 March. Secondary schools and colleges will have discretion on how to stagger the return of their students over that week to allow them to be tested on return. After an initial programme of three tests in school or college, students will be provided with two rapid tests to use each week at home.

• Secondary school and college staff will also be provided with two tests to use each week at home.

• Protective measures across education will be strengthened. Staff and students in secondary schools and colleges are advised to wear face coverings in all areas, including classrooms, where social distancing cannot be maintained as a temporary extra measure

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Please visit our latest news item for more Coronavirus information along with a letter from our CEO regarding the reopening of schools.

Until Monday 8th March, all our schools remain open to children of Key Workers, vulnerable children. All other children will continue to access their learning virtually.