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PremierLeague-News.Com - The Government's roadmap to ending Covid restrictions will be outlined on Monday evening
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Primary and secondary schools in England have been shut to most pupils since December under the nationwide lockdown.But on Monday, Boris Johnson is expected to announced a return to education for all age groups next month.The announcement will come as a welcome relief to parents who have had to homeschool their children for several months over the past year.i's education newsletter: news and analysis as schools try to return to normalEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.Here’s everything you need to know about when schools will go back.All schools reopeningMr Johnson is due to tell MPs on Monday that all pupils in all year groups can go back to the classroom from 8 March.Outdoor after-school sports and activities will also allowed to restart under the lockdown easing plans.Schools have only been to vulnerable pupils and to key workers’ children since 5 January, with all others learning remotely from home.Boris Johnson is set to ease several lockdown measures from next month onwards. (Photo: AP)Speaking in the Commons last month, Mr Johnson promised a “programme of catch-up” and summer schools to help mitigate the impact of remote learning.He also said he recognised the “frustration” caused by homeschooling and said getting children back to school was the Government’s “main priority”.
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.“I know how parents and teachers need as much certainty as possible, including two weeks’ notice of the return of face-to-face teaching.”Lockdown ‘roadmap’ explainedAlongside the reopening of schools, several other measures are likely to be eased as part of the “roadmap”.Socialising in parks and public spaces with one other person will be permitted from 8 March, to allow people to sit down for a drink or picnic.While a further easing of restrictions will take place on 29 March when the school Easter holidays begin – with larger groups allowed to gather in parks and gardens.The moves form the first step in a four-part plan, which will not be completed until the summer – with around five weeks between stages expected to assess the impact on the spread of the virus and prepare businesses for the next move. Read More How the rule of six has changed: the lockdown roadmap’s new rules on meeting people outside, explained By the Easter holidays the “Rule of Six” will return, along with new measures allowing two households totalling more than six people to meet – giving greater flexibility for families and friends.Outdoor sports facilities such as tennis and basketball courts are also set to reopen, and organised adult and children’s sport, including grassroots football, can return from 29 March.Speculation has centred on non-essential retail opening in that phase, with the possibility of pubs and restaurants being able to serve outdoors.But activities such as cinemas and theatres are likely to face a longer wait, and, as with previous lockdowns, mixing in other people’s houses is likely to be later still.Additional reporting from the Press Association
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