The trust announced schools would close a week early but the government said they must remain open.
Minister says some schools are over-testing pupils in the belief exams will be cancelled.
Covid disruption worsens for England’s secondary schools as 22% of pupils sent home.
Thousands of children with special educational needs get offers of help only after they are excluded.
Pupils in secondary schools in Wales will be expected to wear masks in all areas outside classrooms.
For Christmas break, students will leave university within 24 hours of two negative Covid tests.
A huge rise in home education is revealed amid parents’ fears of Covid-19 in England’s schools.
A 14-year-old transgender boy is taking legal action against NHS England over treatment delays.
An academy trust said it is closing schools to protect families from self-isolation at Christmas.
Karolina, 36, and Joan, 88, live together as part of an initiative to tackle loneliness.
Jack is tackling dating again after a long-term relationship. Here’s what he’s learnt.
Ron Davies suffered with loneliness after he lost his wife but is now helping others cope with lockdown isolation.