The Mail on Sunday reports some schools are sending whole year groups home to self-isolate following the identification of one positive coronavirus case. By Michael Powell.
According to Schools Week, some schools are using their emergency supply of coronavirus tests to help bring pupils and teachers back to the classroom. By James Carr.
BBC News reports on a new pilot study designed to track coronavirus infections in schools. By Katherine Smith.
According to The Telegraph, psychologists have warned forcing children in England to follow the new "rule of six" could have a detrimental impact on their mental development and wellbeing. By Patrick Sawer. Cabinet office minister Michael Gove has insisted children under the age of 12 will not be made exempt from the new limits on social gatherings in England. BBC News.
The National Literacy Trust has launched a new virtual school library intended to help pupils worst affected by the pandemic. Tes.
Harris Federation, one of the country's largest academy trusts, has announced it will be running Saturday schools to help pupils catch up on their education. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times.
An article in The Sunday Times explores some of the struggles faced by families of children with special educational needs and disabilities during the pandemic. By Shanti Das and Jessie Hewitson.
Benjamin Ingram-Moore, grandson of Captain Sir Tom Moore and pupil at Bedford School, reflects on the skills and knowledge he acquired through helping his grandad raise money for the NHS during lockdown. Tes.
An article in The Telegraph summarises updated government guidance advising schools on how they can keep staff and students safe from coronavirus. By Steve Bird.