Education secretary Gavin Williamson has written an open letter to parents warning they risk putting a "huge dent" in their children's life chances if they do not send them back to school this week. BBC News.
Findings from a teacher survey suggest children in England are three months behind in their studies due to school closures, with boys and disadvantaged pupils thought to be worst affected. By Judith Burns, BBC News.
The Times reports pupils in Scotland will sit fewer assessments as part of a streamlined curriculum designed to reflect the loss of learning during lockdown. By Mark McLaughlin.
An article in The Telegraph reports the full reopening of schools in England this week is expected to deliver a £70 billion boost to the economy. By Russell Lynch.
The Independent reports the Government published new guidance for schools days before pupils' return to the classroom, prompting criticism from the Labour Party and union leaders. By Peter Stubley.
According to a survey by the National Association of Head Teachers, more than 700 schools intend to defy government guidance by welcoming their pupils back in phases. By Tony Diver, The Telegraph.
BBC News features the perspectives of some teachers preparing for the reopening of schools. By Kris Bramwell. The article quotes Tom Clark, geography teacher at Birkdale School.
A survey of 1,500 parents found most respondents would keep their children at home in the event of a future local or national lockdown. By Nicola Woolcock, The Times.
Tom Rogerson, headmaster of Cottesmore School, writes in The Telegraph explaining how the school is preparing for the new term.
The Telegraph reports the National Association of Head Teachers is calling on Gavin Williamson to take school non-attendance fines "off the table" during the winter term. By Charles Hymas.
The Department for Education has warned schools to expect unruly and disruptive behaviour from some pupils when they return to the classroom. By Andrew Ellson, The Times.
The Telegraph features advice from experts and parents on how to ensure children are mentally prepared for the reopening of schools. By Anna Maxted. The article quotes Dr Joseph Spence, master of Dulwich College.
Sarah Seagrave, headmistress of Eaton House The Manor Prep and director of education for Eaton House Schools, writes in Attain magazine offering advice to parents on how to prepare their children for the start of the new school year.
An article in The Telegraph explores the impact of school disruption on pupils' futures. By Russell Lynch.
According to research led by Newcastle University, children are almost 20 times as likely to die from an injury as from coronavirus. By Laura Donnelly, The Telegraph.
The Times reports on study findings which suggest children are six times less likely to spread coronavirus than adults. By Pablo Sharrock.
A South Korean study has found children can carry coronavirus in their noses for up to three weeks. By Sophie Barnes, The Telegraph.
The Times reports parents in Scotland have been urged not to get their children tested for coronavirus if they develop mild cold-like symptoms. By Marc Horne.