London news The full list of London schools that have fully or partly closed due to Covid-19 Uk news
MetiNews.Com - Some schools haven't sent any other pupils home at all
Breaking News ! A number of Covid-19 cases have been confirmed at schools across London since the new term started and children went back to school. Before the summer holidays, many schools had either all or most year groups learning remotely in order to slow the spread of coronavirus. However, many have started the new school year back in the classroom. Both staff and schoolchildren have tested positive since returning to classes, forcing schools to undergo deep cleans and send some into self-isolation. While some schools have sent entire years home, or delayed the return of students completely, others have not sent any pupils home at all. Here are all the schools in London that have been reported to have been affected by Covid-19 cases in London so far: Schools that have had to close due to coronavirus West Thornton Primary School, Croydon Those in charge at this Croydon school decided to delay the return of pupils to their Rosecourt Road site, as well as pupils in Reception and Year 2 at their Canterbury Road one. The full closure at the Rosecourt Road site will continue until Monday September 21. Pupils in Years 1, 3, 4 and 5 at the Canterbury Road site are still being told to attend. All staff at the Rosecourt Road site are self-isolating, as well as the Reception and Year 2 teams at Canterbury Road.
. Trinity School, Lewisham
Trinity School Lewisham has delayed reopening to ensure student safety
This all-through school delayed reopening after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19. The opening date was pushed back from Monday September 7, to a target date of Thursday September 17. In an online statement about the decision, a spokesperson said: "This decision was not taken lightly and is to secure the continued safety of our Trinity family that is paramount to everything we do." The school said those who may have been in close contact with the case were informed and that "pupils in Year 7, Reception children and parents that attended school last week do not need to isolate or take any additional precautions." Duke's Aldridge Academy, Tottenham This entire school in Tottenham closed for two days after confirming two cases of Covid-19. The two positive cases were in Year 7 and Year 8, and all pupils in those years were sent home until further notice. The whole academy shut for two days - Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11 - while a deep clean was carried out. Parents of students in Years 9, 10 and 11 have been assured that their child's bubble has not been affected, and that the school will reopen on Monday, September 14.
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