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'Frightened kids don't learn' - Education Minister

Mental wellbeing a key focus as schools begin to return

Primary school children will be helped 'as much as possible' with the transition to secondary school. 

That’s the pledge from the education minister who says he understands they're at a 'vulnerable' stage - something compounded by Covid-19 lockdowns.  

Schools will begin reopening across the Island, in a phased manner, from tomorrow. 

Dr Alex Allinson is urging parents to speak to teachers about any concerns and says mental wellbeing will be a key focus:

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