English schools in areas worst hit by Covid to close for longer

Education secretary says schools in areas with highest Covid rates will not reopen for much of January

Schools in parts of England heavily affected by Covid-19 are to remain closed to most children for the first weeks of January – including primary schools in many parts of London and the south-east – the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has announced.

University students will also face further delays returning to campus, with Williamson confirming that only those with clinical or lab-based classes, or in teacher training, will be able to return initially.

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