The Welsh government announced yesterday that all state schools in Wales would be open on September 1st for ALL pupils where schools can accommodate all pupils. 

Children will not have to socially distance with pupils in their class or “contact group”. Adults in schools will have to socially distance with each other.   

Scotland

This week BSA was informed that the Care Inspectorate has added a new Key Question 7 to be used as part of scrutiny where there are concerns relating to COVID-19 in a residential childcare setting. Please click here to find out more.

Stop it Now Scotland has updated their resources in light of the pandemic. These can be found at https://www.stopitnow.org.uk/stop-it-now-scotland/resources.

SCIS has informed us that the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry will commence a case study examining the abuse of children in boarding schools in early 2021.

England

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