Birmingham news England secondary schools asked to run summer schools MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The government will give £400 million to schools, on top of £300m extra funding supplied in January, after the third lockdown shut school sites

Birmingham news England secondary schools asked to run summer schools MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The government will give £400 million to schools, on top of £300m extra funding supplied in January, after the third lockdown shut school sites

Birmingham news  England secondary schools asked to run summer schools MetiNews.Com
24 February 2021 - 07:30

Breaking News ! Schools will receive injections of cash to help fund summer schools to catch up with a generation of children's lost learning. The government will give £400 million to schools, on top of £300m extra funding supplied in January, after the third lockdown shut school sites. It is reported summer classes will be introduced for pupils who need it the most. Those groups reportedly include Year 7 pupils, while one-to-one and small group tutoring schemes will be expanded. The Government considered a variety of options as part of its catch-up plans - including extended school days and shorter summer holidays.

." Read More Related Articles Woman, 21, whose wardrobe costs £1million refuses to step foot in 'gross' Primark Read More Related Articles Eight new laws coming in March 2021 and how each impacts you Kate Green, Labour's shadow education secretary, said the funding was "not adequate and will not make up for the learning and time with friends that children have lost". "There is no specific mention of supporting children's mental health or wellbeing, which is fundamental to enabling their recovery from this pandemic," she said. Geoff Barton, of the Association of School and College Leaders, said: "The best way of ensuring that catch-up work is well-resourced is surely to maximise the amount of money available to providers to spend on the approaches that work best for their pupils." Paul Whiteman, general secretary of the NAHT - which represents head teachers - said summer schools "will be of value for some pupils but it will be important not to overwhelm students".

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Birmingham news England secondary schools asked to run summer schools MetiNews.Com


Birmingham news England secondary schools asked to run summer schools MetiNews.Com


Birmingham news England secondary schools asked to run summer schools MetiNews.Com


Birmingham news England secondary schools asked to run summer schools MetiNews.Com

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