Other articles of interest: 14.03.2020 – 20.03.2020

TES, 'In our time of crisis, schools are showing leadership', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 20.03.2020

TES, Coronavirus: Teacher assessments will be used for exams, 20.03.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Government finally defines ‘key workers’ and vulnerable pupils, 20.03.2020

The Times, Cornavirus: Heads call for tests so pupils carry on studying after school shutdown, 20.03.2020

The Telegraph, Who qualifies as a key worker? Coronavirus school closures explained, 20.03.2020

The Telegraph, Coronavirus school closures: when will they close in England, Wales and Scotland - and what does it mean for parents?, 20.03.2020

TES, Coronavirus: Open schools 'won't be educational', 19.03.2020

TES, School closures: A guide to the tech to help you cope, 19.03.2020

iNews, Coronavirus school closures: GCSEs and A-level grading system to be revealed tomorrow after UK exams cancelled, 19.03.2020

TES, Coronavirus: New teachers will qualify despite shutdown, 19.03.2020

The Telegraph, Scouts help parents to be prepared for 'great indoors' during coronavirus lockdown, 20.03.2020

Schools Week, T-level assessment organisations call for 12 month delay, 19.03.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: School exams in NI will not go ahead, 19.03.2020

The Guardian, Fears that cancelling exams will hit BAME and poor pupils worst, 19.03.2020

The Telegraph, How to talk to children about coronavirus, 19.03.2020

The Telegraph, Exam season is cancelled – and now we’re all going to be tested, 19.03.2020

Metro, Coronavirus UK: Will university places be offered to A level students despite exams being cancelled?, 19.03.2020

The Daily Mail, Food employees 'WILL be designated key workers and made eligible for childcare' amid confusion after key workers are told it will only be offered if BOTH parents qualify, 19.03.2020

The Times, Let’s scrap GCSEs for ever, not just this year, 19.03.2020

The Telegraph, Predicted A-level grades are wrong four times out of five, universities warn, 19.03.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Scottish exams cancelled for first time in history, 19.03.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: UK schools to close from Friday until further notice, 19.03.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Answers promised after school shutdown confusion, 19.03.2020

The Telegraph, GCSE and A-level exams scrapped over coronavirus, as pupils are promised fair alternatives, 19.03.2020

The Telegraph, Live: Politics latest news:  Government aims for children to receive exam results in summer despite school closures, 19.03.2020

TES, Coronavirus closures: how to support secondary pupils, 19.03.2020

Gov.uk, Schools, colleges and early years settings to close, 18.03.2020

Gov.uk, Coronavirus - a further statement – Ofqual response, 18.03.2020

Metro, Coronavirus UK: How long will schools be closed for?, 18.03.2020

The Telegraph, Schools have a duty to remain open, even if teaching becomes impossible, 18.03.2020

The Telegraph, Government and parents urged to help children stay active during coronavirus crisis, 18.03.2020

The Telegraph, Secrets of home educating parents to help you keep your child on track while learning remotely, 18.03.2020

The Mirror, Coronavirus: Parents and teachers demand answers over 'chaotic' school shutdown plans, 18.03.2020

The Guardian, UK schools to be closed indefinitely and exams cancelled, 18.03.2020

The Guardian, Coronavirus UK: schools, colleges and nurseries to close, 18.03.2020

iNews, Coronavirus in the UK: Schools across Britain to close to halt spread of virus — but children of NHS workers will be looked after, 18.03.2020

The Guardian, Coronavirus: why are UK schools closing and what does it mean for parents?, 18.03.2020

iNews, Coronavirus latest: Government announces schools in England will close from Friday, 18.03.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Schools across UK to shut down from as early as Friday, 18.03.2020

The Telegraph, Wednesday evening news briefing: Schools ordered to close as coronavirus crisis deepens, 18.03.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: UK schools to close to prevent virus spread, 18.03.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Exam pupils 'will get recognition' despite virus, 18.03.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: Key questions over UK schools closure - and who else is affected?, 18.03.2020

The Telegraph, Scottish parents facing keeping their children at home for five months after schools close on Friday, 18.03.2020

TES, Coronavirus: GCSEs and A levels cancelled, says PM, 18.03.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: All schools in Scotland and Wales set to close by Friday, 18.03.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Schools ‘should be able to claim’ for cancelled trips, says insurers’ body, 18.03.2020

The Daily Mail, PM stands by plans not to shut schools yet but insists that if they do ‘plans are ready to go’ to help parents whose children might lose free meals, 18.03.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Scotland’s schools face choice of scrapping or delaying exams, says Swinney, 17.03.2020

The Guardian, If the government wants schools to stay open as coronavirus hits, here's what we need, 17.03.2020

TES, 'Why I'm letting parents keep their children at home', 17.03.2020

The Telegraph, How to work from home with children during the coronavirus outbreak, 17.03.2020

Evening Standard, ‘Parents should stand couple of metres apart at the school gates’ amid coronavirus outbreak, 17.03.2020

The Herald, Coronavirus: First Minister says schools 'could close within days', 17.03.2020

The Daily Mail, PM stands by plans not to shut schools yet but insists that if they do ‘plans are ready to go’ to help parents whose children might lose free meals, 17.03.2020

iNews, Physical exercise in school classroom breaks boosts children’s attention and wellbeing, 17.03.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Schools urged to open but workers told to stay away, 17.03.2020

The Guardian, The expert in social mobility who says education cannot make it happen, 17.03.2020

TES, How will coronavirus affect pupils’ mental health?, 16.03.2020

Schools Week, Exclusive: Ofsted pauses all inspection activity, 16.03.2020

TES, Coronavirus: School closures may not be ‘binary choice’, 16.03.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: Pupils with continuous cough or fever should be sent home, schools told, 16.03.2020

TES, Coronavirus GCSEs: ‘Near impossible’ for boards to cope, 16.03.2020

Schools Week, DfE: Decision to allow pregnant teachers to work from home up to heads, 16.03.2020

TES, How will coronavirus affect pupils’ mental health?, 16.03.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: schools told to isolate pupils with cough, 16.03.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Teachers call on Boris Johnson to explain decision not to shut schools, 15.03.2020

TES, Schools 'to close to all but children of key workers', 15.03.2020

The Times, Scottish ministers set to close schools to slow spread of virus, 15.03.2020

TES, Schools in Northern Ireland set to close for 16 weeks, 15.03.2020

The Times, All teenagers to get lessons on risks of gambling and debt, 15.03.2020