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Teachers need to be vaccinated next says Gloucester MP Richard Graham

Thursday 14th January 2021

"If we want to give teachers, parents. pupils families real certainty on schools, I think there's only one way to do it, to vaccinate all the teachers...

 

Catering firm's response to 'laughable' free school meal parcel

Thursday 14th January 2021

Two apples and a satsuma were the only fresh fruit in the 10-day provisionRead full story...

 

Council responds to free school meals concern

Thursday 14th January 2021

It comes after complaints of "measly" portions found by parentsRead full story...

 

Free school meals: Rashford raises concerns over food parcels after outcry

Tuesday 12th January 2021

Marcus Rashford says "we must do better" after raising concerns about free school meals packages...

 

Free school meals: Rashford raises concerns after parcels outcry

Tuesday 12th January 2021

Marcus Rashford says "we must do better" after raising concerns about free school meals packages...

 


National news

Free fast broadband offered in UK to support home schooling

Monday 18th January 2021

Families in 37 local authority areas with poor or no connection can get service until end of summer termThousands of families struggling with home learning are being offered free high-speed broadband following a partnership between internet provider Hyperoptic and dozens of local authorities across the UK...

 

'Digital poverty' could lead to lost generation of university students, vice-chancellors say

Monday 18th January 2021

Higher education bodies tell Gavin Williamson little has been done to help disadvantaged students access remote learningTens of thousands of university students in England need urgent help to stop “digital poverty” from hindering their studies during lockdown, according to a group of vice-chancellors and higher education bodies...

 

Virtual library gives children in England free book access

Sunday 17th January 2021

Pupils in England can read works by popular authors online while schools stay closed in lockdown...

 

The Observer view on the food parcels scandal | Observer editorial

Sunday 17th January 2021

The endless fights over child hunger expose the Tories’ contempt for the poorNobody with a heart wants to see children go hungry during this pandemic...

 

The government must listen to the voices of food poverty

Sunday 17th January 2021

We’ve had endless reviews of policy. Now those who live each day in real hardship should be put at the heart of reformThe photo of two blackening bananas, a tomato, two potatoes, three apples, a loaf of bread, about 200g of pasta, two carrots, slices of cheese, two mini-malt loaves, a can of baked beans and three Frubes is one of the defining images of our times...

 

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