As the mad dash home at Easter materialised after all, schools were left with the ongoing challenge of not only educating but ensuring continued pastoral care for a majority of students that had returned home, as well as maintaining teaching and pastoral support for pupils who remained in the UK.

We asked some schools about how they have coped with ‘doubling up’ on this pastoral care provision and how they have adapted their pastoral care support during this time, recognising the both sets of students need a different kind of support from the regular provision?

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