Drop plan to reopen English primary schools to all pupils, heads urge

Government warned that schools are at maximum capacity for physical distancing

The government may be forced to drop plans for all primary school pupils in England to spend at least a month in class before the start of the summer holidays, as headteachers welcoming back the first groups of pupils following lockdown warned it was “ridiculous”.

The initial phase of the government’s controversial reopening plans got off to a patchy start with many primary schools remaining closed to further pupils. For those that opened attendance was as low as 40% in some , rising to 70% elsewhere.

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