1. Coronavirus: Thousands of pupils fail to show up for first week of school  The Times
  2. School figures show 88% of pupils were back for start of term  BBC News
  3. Coronavirus: One in nine pupils absent from school as lack of testing drives fears of ‘lockdown by default’  The Independent
  4. How school pupils and staff can stay safe from coronavirus under new Covid-19 rules  Telegraph.co.uk
  5. One in ten children didn't return to school at beginning of term  Metro.co.uk
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Hundreds of thousands of children did not return to school in England at the start of term, national figures show.While more than 99 per cent of schools reopened at least partially, only 88 per centHundreds of thousands of children did not return to school in England at the start of term, national figures show.While more than 99 per cent of schools reopened at least partially, only 88 per cent

Most parents sent their children back to school but now Covid test shortages threaten attendance.Most parents sent their children back to school but now Covid test shortages threaten attendance.

School figures show 88% of pupils were back for start of term - BBC News

Here are some of the key points that every pupil, teacher and parent need to know now that schools have reopenedHere are some of the key points that every pupil, teacher and parent need to know now that schools have reopened

How school pupils and staff can stay safe from coronavirus under new Covid-19 rules

Absence rate more than double that of pre-coronavirus times as testing crisis deepensAbsence rate more than double that of pre-coronavirus times as testing crisis deepens

Coronavirus: One in nine pupils absent from school as lack of testing drives fears of ‘lockdown by default’ | The Independent

The Department for Education does not hold information on the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in schools, a Freedom of Information request has revealedThe Department for Education does not hold information on the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in schools, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. The return to school has been

DfE doesn't know how many schools have covid cases

The Government should prioritise the education sector for the allocation of tests, a union leader says.The Government should prioritise the education sector for the allocation of tests, a union leader says.

Schools struggle with ‘increasingly out of control’ Covid-19 testing issues | Falmouth Packet

A new research scheme will use data from assessments that schools already carry out at regular intervals to identify pupils' needs in terms of catching up on lost learning after the coronavirus lockdown, the DfE saysResearch will use data from assessments that schools already carry out at regular intervals, the DfE says

Coronavirus: DfE-funded research to assess catch-up needs | Tes

New official figures show almost every school in England has opened for the start of the autumn term, following months of hard work and dedication from staffNew official figures show almost every school in England has opened for the start of the autumn term, following months of hard work and dedication from staff

MORE than 14 schools across East Lancashire have sent children home to self-isolate, less than two weeks after the new term began.MORE than 14 schools across East Lancashire have sent children home to self-isolate, less than two weeks after the new term began.

School Covid policy confusion leaves East Lancashire parents baffled | Lancashire Telegraph