THE Authorities has ordered all London faculties to stay open – 24 hours after two councils introduced early Christmas closures.
Training Secretary Gavin Williamson says youngsters should keep in courses in Greenwich and Islington after rogue councils demanded schools shut.
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Faculties in London should keep open, the Authorities says – after two boroughs introduced closures
Officers from the Division for Training say Mr Williamson has issued a brief continuity route to Greenwich council.
If the council ignores the letter, the route can be enforced by means of a Excessive Court docket injunction.
Dad and mom had been left livid after a whole lot of faculties mentioned they’d shut – leaving mums and dads no discover to seek out alternate options for his or her youngsters.
Greenwich council chief Danny Thorpe mentioned yesterday Public Well being England had suggested the authority to close all 133 faculties as Covid circumstances had been “escalating extraordinarily rapidly”.
Then as we speak, Islington Council suggested faculties to maneuver to on-line studying from Wednesday morning due to a critical rise in coronavirus circumstances throughout London.
The capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan known as for all faculties to shut within the capital amid a surge of circumstances within the metropolis.
It was introduced as we speak that the capital will transfer into Tier 3 measures on Wednesdasy.
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