Testimonies from parents. 5. Mother from North of England

I am a parent to 2 young women aged 13 and 17. I am from the North of England and BAME heritage. For many years I have lived with chronic lung condition and other issues that render me clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) to the virus. Qualified and experienced as a social worker since 1997, I … More Testimonies from parents. 5. Mother from North of England

Testimonies from parents in our group. 4. Mother of year 13 and year 10 pupils

I am writing to provide you with my experiences relating to school attendance and transmission of COVID to and from children. I have concerns generally that there is a lack of recognition about transmission amongst children and adults. This is an issue for the whole of society.  England continues to provide suboptimal mitigation at school … More Testimonies from parents in our group. 4. Mother of year 13 and year 10 pupils

Testimonies from parents in our group – 3. Father in West Sussex

I am the father of 2 girls in primary school. I am an honorary professor in microbiology, and have professional experience of containing high-risk microorganisms. I supervise PhD students, but people who insist on full school opening at all costs’ tell me I don’t value education.  I first learned our primary school had arranged a … More Testimonies from parents in our group – 3. Father in West Sussex

Testimonies from our group. 2 – Mother from Newcastle-upon-Tyne

I’m a parent in of two boys aged 14 and 12. My youngest son has asthma and vocal chord dysfunction (VCD), whilst my eldest son has no underlying health conditions. My youngest son was due to start high school in year 7 and my eldest son was starting year 10. Prior to school term starting I … More Testimonies from our group. 2 – Mother from Newcastle-upon-Tyne