Schools in England to eschew summer ‘catch-up’ and put health first

Fewer than one in five schools in England are planning to run “catch-up” provision during the summer holiday because headteachers are worried about pupil and staff wellbeing, according to a survey of school leaders seen exclusively by the Guardian.

Just 18% of those who took part in the poll said they would be offering voluntary catch-up provision during the six-week break, while a mere 5% said they would ask pupils to do extra homework over the summer.

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