FILE PHOTO: Michael Gove arrives at Cabinet Office in London
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain plans a staggered return for secondary school pupils after the Christmas holidays, however that is under review within the face of a diffusion in a brand new variant of the coronavirus, cupboard workplace minister Michael Gove stated on Monday.
Gove stated the present plan was that college students doing GCSEs and A-ranges this yr and the youngsters of key staff would return to school subsequent week, with different secondary school college students returning the next week. But he stated that this could possibly be modified.
“We do keep things under review, and we’ll be talking to head teachers and teachers in the next 24, 48 hours just to make sure that our plans… are really robust,” Gove advised Times Radio.
(Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Hugh Lawson)