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Breaking News ! Secondary schoolchildren will be able to get help catching up on lost learning due to the pandemic with summer schools. Schools will be given extra funding after the Prime Minister has pledged another £400 million as part of the government's education recovery plan. However Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has not ruled out that a proposal of lengthening the school day is under consideration to make up for months of closures. A variety of options were looked at by the government - including extended school days and shorter summer holidays – but neither proposal was included in the full details set out on Wednesday. Read More Related Articles Coronavirus LIVE updates as summer schools funding announced and 'vaccine passport' latest Read More Related Articles How the coronavirus lockdowns are being eased across the four nations of the UK Speaking to Sky News on Wednesday morning, Mr Williamson said: "We’ll be looking at how we can boost and support children in a whole range of different manners. “But it’s not just about time in school, it’s about supporting teachers in terms of the quality of teaching and how we can help them.” The summer classes will be put on for pupils who need it the most, such as incoming Year 7 pupils, while one-to-one and small group tutoring schemes will be expanded. What do you think of children going to summer school and longer days? Have your say below Education leaders called the package of measures “a promising start”, but warned recovery cannot happen in a single summer.
.” He also told BBC Breakfast that more detail on how pupils will be graded this year will be announced in the coming days. Meanwhile, around 40 per cent of university students will be able to return for face-to-face teaching from March 8, according to the Education Sec.
"From March 8 you’ll be seeing all practical students being able to return, that’s roughly 40pc of all students studying at university. So a very significant increase," Mr Williamson told Sky News. “I equally recognise that there’s many more students that are not covered in that so that’s why as part of the next stage there is a review about when we can bring students back into university at the earliest possible moment. This is the right time to do so.”
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