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Coronavirus: Scientists question school closures impact

10 hours 38 min ago
Countries should now question whether keeping schools shut is justified, says one team of scientists.

Coronavirus: 'I was asked for £430 a month for my shut nursery'

11 hours 19 min ago
Many nurseries are closed, but some are still asking parents to continue to pay a monthly fee

Free school meal vouchers to continue over Easter holidays

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 17:33
Teacher unions say the move will help alleviate the risk of children going hungry in the holidays.

Families in lockdown feeling the strain

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 14:27
When families are locked down together what are the pressures on relationships?

Coronavirus: 'I know my life will not be saved in this pandemic'

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 06:19
Lucy Watts has a life-limiting condition and fears her life will not be saved if there is a shortage of ventilators.

Coronavirus: Domestic abuse calls up 25% since lockdown, charity says

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 06:05
The figures follow warnings victims could find it harder to escape their abusers during lockdown.

Teachers to grade students for cancelled exams

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:37
Teachers' predictions will be used for grades in exams stopped by the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: Worst-hit communities to receive charity boost

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:04
A trust set up after the Grenfell fire aims to raise millions for the communities worst-hit by the virus.

BBC offers biggest online education push 'in its history'

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 14:38
Schoolchildren will be offered online videos, quizzes, podcasts and articles on core subjects.

Coronavirus: Big Issue sellers struggle for cash in lockdown

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 05:25
With street sales banned, the homeless magazine's sellers have lost their income.

Coronavirus: Special needs parents in 'survival mode'

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 11:23
Tim Clarke, whose daughter Molly has complex needs, describes the impact of lockdown on his family.