Clinical findings in a group of patients infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) outside of Wuhan, China: retrospective case series. But due to the age of primary children and the potential that many will not have internet access at home, or will have older siblings working on the home’s only device, we focus here on printed booklets that schools may provide. The safety and security of British Nationals overseas will always be our top priority. Action that would be considered could include population distancing strategies (such as school closures, encouraging greater home working, reducing the number of large-scale gatherings) to slow the spread of the disease throughout the population, while ensuring the country’s ability to continue to run as normally as possible. NHS England and NHS Improvement and partners have published a series of quick guides to assist multi-agency working and support local health and care systems manage increasing demand on their services. To view this licence, visit nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3 or write to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: [email protected] In the 2009 ‘swine flu’ pandemic school holidays significantly slowed transmission of the virus. For those primary-aged children not in the parent key worker or vulnerable categories, schools are now closed. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate.
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In other words, retrieval practice,” he says. All in all, as one international school headteacher whose school has been closed for four weeks notes, it may well be the case that primary teachers have to accept the reality that teaching a normal day is just not possible in a remote learning situation. We have provided UK residents and travellers with the latest information to make sure they know what to do if they experience symptoms and worked with NHS 111, NHS Direct Wales and NHS 24 in Scotland, to ensure people with symptoms are given appropriate advice. Not only that, but schools should also check what technology they have if they’re going to include any activities that require listening or watching something online, says Herbert. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Annex A sets out the structure for the UK’s response to a disease outbreak. Some parents will be worried about how they’re going to support their child for a multitude of reasons: they’re unsure of the content themselves, they’ll be time-poor with their own work to do or they’re going to have many children at home who will need their help. 2020 Feb 19;368 ↩, Sun K, Chen J, Viboud C. Early epidemiological analysis of the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak based on crowdsourced data: a population-level observational study. 31 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<32EC1090A5063F4A998EBBD9C0100C53>]/Index[21 21]/Info 20 0 R/Length 66/Prev 105924/Root 22 0 R/Size 42/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream That’s why one school is broadening its approach, 'Uptick' in teacher trainees amid the Covid recession could further stretch mentor capacity, teacher trainers warn, Multi-academy trusts want to create pools of supply teachers in order to limit the number of visitors to schools. The UK health departments’ preparations and response are developed with expert advice, ensuring that staff, patients and the wider public can be confident that our plans are developed and implemented using the best available evidence. Work is in hand to contain the spread of the virus.
Our initial focus has been helping those Britons who have found themselves at the greatest risk of exposure to the virus. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. This means the parents will not have to worry about paper,” says Laura Herbert, a primary school leader in Colchester. We will aim to minimise the social and economic impact, subject to keeping people safe.