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School reopening: what's changing in autumn
The government expects all children to be back in school from September. Here's a summary of what you need to know, based on the latest DfE guidance.
- Expect all pupils to return in autumn
- Your class groups may need to increase in size
- New guidance on face coverings
- New measures for responding to infections
- New expectations for your curriculum
- New expectations for remote learning
- Music, dance and drama can take place in school
- Consider resuming breakfast and after-school clubs
- Return to your usual school uniform
- No routine Ofsted inspections in the autumn term
- Return to normal exclusion timescales from 25 September
- Maintained schools should return to normal complaints procedures
- Reassess your plans in light of the new guidance
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