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Covid: English secondary summer schools part of catch-up plan

Sarah Best

5th March 2021

Additional funding is due to be provided to secondary schools in England to help children with their 'lost learning' as a result of the pandemic and school closures.

The government has said that summer schools will be offered to make up for the loss of face-to-face lessons, with those who need it the most being given priority. The decision faces some criticisms from teaching unions related to the funding itself and teacher (and student) burnout.

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Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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