Coronavirus: school closures in Northern Ireland and England

The Northern Ireland Executive has announced that half term holiday break for schools and colleges will be extended to a two-week break to run from 19th to 30th October. Separately the BBC reports that the number of secondary schools in England sending home pupils because of coronavirus is increasing with the latest official figures showing that 21% of secondary schools counted as not fully open in the week to 8 October, 21% up from 8% in mid-September.

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Written by Finley T.