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'Schools are safe, but there's still a risk' - Allinson

Phased return of students started today

The education minister says schools are safe, but admits 'there is still a risk' there.

It's as some students have returned to classes today.

Primary schools have welcomed back vulnerable pupils and those whose parents are key workers.

Meanwhile, certain Year 11 and 13 students have headed back in to secondaries, to complete work and assessments needed for their Summer grades.

Teachers were back at work yesterday implementing the strict covid guidelines.

Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson spoke to Sian Cowper live on Manx Radio's Breakfast programme this morning:

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