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4 May 2020updated 06 Oct 2020 9:45am

Final year primary school students to return to classrooms on 1 June

By Samuel Horti

Children in their final year of primary school will be the first to return to the classroom from 1 June, under plans being considered by government scientific advisers.

The Guardian reports that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce on Sunday that Year 6 students, aged 10 and 11, will go back to school first because they need to prepare for secondary school.

They will be followed by other primary school students, as well as students in years 10 and 12 in secondary schools.

Downing Street confirmed that 1 June was its target.

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