Helping schools to reopen safely post coronavirus

In 2020, schools across the UK heave endeavoured to support their families through the coronavirus pandemic. For most schools, this has involved adapting to new ways of teaching pupils virtually, communicating complex and ever changing information to families, providing childcare for key worker families, supporting children, staff and communities with the realities of the pandemic, and undertaking in depth planning to enable the reopening of schools in line with current safety advice. We have been incredibly proud of how our leaders, teachers and teams have adapted to the pandemic on an ongoing basis since March 2020, and have been pleased to support them during this process.

Conrad North, headteacher of Upton Heath Primary School, spoke to ITV News in June 2020 about some of the changes that can be expected in schools post coronavirus: