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Alongside our best practice section, Headteacher Update features regular news and news analysis articles to keep school leaders up-to-date with the latest policy and sector developments. Our news pieces attempt to tackle issues of direct relevance to primary school educators and offer something different to the mainstream media.



Primary schools set out their plans for June 1 re-opening

Small “social bubbles” of four children, deep clean days, reduced timetables, social distancing signage, staggered play times and allocated zones – primary schools have outlined some of their plans ahead of possible re-opening on June 1.



















Child poverty hits 4.2 million amid coronavirus impact fear

Levels of child poverty in the UK have risen once again, as has the proportion of these children who are living in working families. It comes amid fears that the coronavirus crisis will hit these families and their children the hardest, while also pushing many more into poverty.





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