School Closures

Total 5 Posts

Coronavirus school closures: What’s the evidence?

5 min read
School closures might reduce overall community infections by a small amount and may be necessary when infection levels in the population are very high. But it is a false dichotomy to judge schools as either ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’. The reality is more complicated.

Children may transmit coronavirus at the same rate as adults – What we now know about schools and COVID-19.

6 min read
The risk associated with schools is tied to the level of community transmission. The more community transmission there is, the more transmission there will be in schools.

Pupils in England and Wales head back to school: How teachers feel about the return.

4 min read
We heard the views of 211 primary school staff in Wales on children heading back to school in September. This is what they have to say.

Coronavirus: The UK approach explained.

5 min read
Expert advice is divided on the best way to tackle COVID-19.

Coronavirus, kids and school closings: A public health expert answers your questions.

3 min read
So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
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