Drop plan to reopen primaries to all, minister told

School governors want ministers to drop plans for all primary pupils in England to return before the summer holidays. The first wave of children is due back from Monday but the government wants all primary pupils in class for the

Schools in England will reopen on 1 June, PM says

Parents and teachers should prepare for the phased reopening of schools in England to start on 1 June as planned, the prime minister has confirmed. Boris Johnson said the government intended to reopen for early years pupils, Reception, Year 1

Schools may open over summer, warns ex-Ofsted boss

Summer holidays may have to be cancelled for some pupils, a former Ofsted chief inspector has said. Sir Michael Wilshaw warned that year groups about to take exams may need to make up for lost time during the summer break.

Eileen Dooley obituary

My grandmother, Eileen Dooley, who has died aged 94, was a social worker turned sociology teacher who spent most of her life in London after moving to Britain from her native Ireland as a child. The eldest of five children