This Friday, 1 October, parents worldwide are striking to demand their governments and local leaders reintroduce Covid-19 mitigations in schools. Why have we called a Parents’ Strike? Scientists say Covid is airborne, everyone can contract and transmit it, and no one can guarantee how anyone will react to infection. Yet, politicians have removed all measures … More #SchoolStrike2021: Make your voices heard
When Government told schools to reopen with almost no Covid safety measures in place this September, its advisers SAGE warned that it was “highly likely that high prevalence will be seen within schools by the end of September 2021”. The Department for Education’s own figures now show that SAGE was right. Over 100,000 pupils were … More Helen Fry, Good Law Project 24 September 2021
LONDON: 22 September 2021 – Kate Green, Shadow Secretary for Education of the United Kingdom, and Peter Kyle, MP for Hove, met with parent groups @SafeEdForAll_UK, @ShieldUs and @TheHive to discuss and agree on how to tackle the issues surrounding the lack of scientifically recognised mitigations in UK schools. Stopping the turmoil in schools Currently, … More Labour meet with SafeEdForAll in commitment to push for Covid-safe schools
Sasasa, her eight-year-old daughter and her six-year-old son all caught Covid-19 in the first wave. The whole family has been suffering from long Covid since. My initial infection was manageable, but then I just kept going downhill. “18 months later, I’m left with permanent heart, lung and eye damage, and I struggle to do the … More Long Covid has debilitated my kids, but nothing changes in school.
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