Clear and compelling evidence from across the world demonstrates that children play a minimal role in transmitting COVID-19.
Additionally, studies show that children are at extremely low risk from the virus. Leading medical organisations and experts agree the evidence for keeping schools closed or socially distanced is weak and the risk to their future, and indeed present, far outweighs the risk of reopening schools.
The Government now agree that schools must go back in a fortnight, full time, and on a mandatory basis.
In June, all the signals were that blended learning would be the ‘new normal’ for September. With your help we pressed hard against this outcome to the key policy-makers and influencers and we think by giving a voice to the unheard parents and children in this way we heavily influenced the Government’s decision to commit to full-time school.