Lack of Covid tests puts schools in ‘impossible situation’, teachers warn PM

Headteachers and school governors have written a strongly worded letter to the prime minister “imploring” him to take personal charge of the crisis in Covid testing, warning that children’s return to education is being put at risk by failures in the system.

In an unusual move that underlines the urgency of the situation, the three organisations that represent school leadership in England leapfrogged the Department for Education and the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, to make a direct appeal to Boris Johnson to intervene.

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