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Education unions and teachers concerned by ‘big bang’ reopening of schools

<p>Boris Johnson is expected to announce all children will be allowed to return to school on 8 March</p> (Getty Images)

Boris Johnson is expected to announce all children will be allowed to return to school on 8 March

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Concerns have been raised over a “big bang” reopening for schools under which all students will be allowed to return in two weeks’ time, which Boris Johnson has confirmed as the first step in easing England’s lockdown.

Education unions had called for a “safe and sustainable” approach and warned it will be “reckless” to bring all pupils back en masse.

However Mr Johnson confirmed plans for all pupils in England to return on 8 March as he set out a

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