The guidance suggests this is likely to supplement their studies from home, and will not extend to a full transition back to the classroom.
Vulnerable children and those of critical workers will also be encouraged to attend school, with the document stating that their return will have a “large societal benefit”.
However, the document makes clear that a full reopening of schools is not on the table. It points to modelling by the Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies (Sage), which shows that doing so could create a second wave of the virus.
It continues: “The rate of infection remains too