The latest results from Populus Group’s weekly Covid-19 Tracker reveals that the public’s concern about children returning to school is now at its lowest level since 3rd April.

A coalition of school residential and educational providers has written to the government urging it to bring forward funding intended to support outdoor learning

Nineteen 19-year old Sheffield student Rachel Adams wants others to join her as a volunteer tutor amid fears the attainment gap could widen by 75% due to the COVID-19 crisis.

A petition has been started on by 16-year old Christina Adane, calling on the government to continue free school meals for eligible children over the May half term.

Families with SEND children will benefit from grants to buy equipment to make their lives easier while implementing social distancing measures, including computers, specialist equipment and educational toys.

Children from better-off households are spending 30% more time each day on educational activities than are children from the poorest fifth of households

The council is investing up to £220,000 to prevent children and young people from going hungry during the May half-term.

£450,000 of the Welsh Government funding will also go towards supporting mental health and well-being of the school workforce

The Department for Education has published an overview of the scientific advice it has received about the safe re-opening of schools, after several calls from unions and school leaders.

Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield has said that schools cannot wait for a vaccine before re-opening.

The Welsh Government has published a document setting out its thinking behind the next phase for education.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has said that they back teaching union NEU in their concerns over schools reopening, saying that case numbers had to be much lower first