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Return to school update - 30 December

Back to school

Following this afternoons announcement by Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson, we can confirm that all Bracknell Forest primary schools will return the week starting 4 January 2021.

Secondary schools and colleges will remain closed until 18 January, apart from those in exam years who will be able to return from 11 January.

Secondary school pupils in exam years will start remote learning from 4 January and the rest of secondary school year groups will start remote learning from 11 January.

Mass testing is due to be rolled out in secondary schools at the start of the new term.

All schools, both primary and secondary, will remain open from 4 January for children of critical workers and children who are considered vulnerable.

Parents should check school websites for updates on start dates in line with INSET days and remote learning information.

For more information visit GOV.UK - School contingency plans to be implemented as cases rise.