Please authorise my children’s absences as the government ignores science on safe schools

We receive and publish another letter from a parent to their children’s school head teacher, notifying them of the intention to not send their children back on March 8th. We are asking the government to give parents freedom of choice and suspend fines for non attendance so parents who are concerned about catching Covid are … More Please authorise my children’s absences as the government ignores science on safe schools

No, my children are not going back to school on March 8th

We understand a number of parents will be refusing to send their children back on the 8th of March, in response to the imminent full re-opening, so we are publishing this letter to a head teacher from one of our supporters, with names withdrawn. Whilst we as a group do not encourage law breaking, and … More No, my children are not going back to school on March 8th

Testimonies from parents; 9. Mother from East of England

I’d like to voice my concerns about the lack of recognition of the dynamics of aerosol transmission and the way this has been ignored, minimised, and underplayed from the time it was first raised by key national & international experts & organisations. This is particularly concerning within the educational sectors, because it has led to … More Testimonies from parents; 9. Mother from East of England

Testimonies from parents: 8. Mother from Hampshire

I am extremely clinically vulnerable and have to shield due to having severe asthma. My steroid medication suppresses my immune system. If I catch Covid, my outcome will be very grave.  Therefore, because the safety measures in schools do not prevent Covid spreading or children catching it, I felt the risk was too high for … More Testimonies from parents: 8. Mother from Hampshire

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