The decision has been taken to close schools across the UK. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland announced last Wednesday with the Education Secretary and Prime Minister both making the announcement in respect of England later.
Schools are to be shut from Friday afternoon ‘until further notice’ and this year’s summer exams will not go ahead in England and Wales. Some schools are expected to remain open for the children of ‘key workers’ and those children considered most in need such as those with Education, Health and Care Plans.
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