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School class sizes could increase to ‘bubbles’ of 30 pupils, Education Secretary says

REUTERS
REUTERS

Gavin Williamson said the Government is looking at returning class sizes to 30 pupils as he hinted England will reduce the two-metre rule.

The Education Secretary said the Government is looking at creating larger “bubbles” to allow class sizes to expand in time for the autumn term.

He told Friday‚Äôs Downing Street briefing: “We’ve been creating bubbles of children in the classroom, creating a protective environment for those children.

“Currently that is at 15, what we would be looking at doing is expanding those bubbles to include the whole class.”

He said signs the virus was reducing meant ministers

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