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The First Day Back at School Thread

Discussion in 'Personal' started by peakster, Jun 1, 2020.

  1. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    How did it go for everyone ?
  2. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    You finished early.
  3. Stiltskin

    Stiltskin Star commenter

    I'll know after 3.30
  4. shevington

    shevington Occasional commenter

    Are all parents going back to work after they have dropped their children?
  5. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Relativel few going back to our local primary this morning, as far as I could see.
  6. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    Those with jobs will.
  7. shevington

    shevington Occasional commenter

    Agree with you there.
  8. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    You can all have Thursday's clap.
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  9. Sundaytrekker

    Sundaytrekker Star commenter

    Looks like around 40% of eligible children in our school are attending.
  10. Flowersinspring

    Flowersinspring Lead commenter

    My husband dropped our Y6 off along with 4 other children from his class of 32.
  11. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    It looks like the situation in England will be very similar to that in a number of European schools in which pupils have started to return. At least half of parents will initially be too cautious, and will wait a week or two to see what others do before sending their own kids back.

    That's probably no bad thing if the number of children is initially kept very low.
  12. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Attendance pretty much as expected then.
  13. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    There's no way I could do that.
    hearing a little lad on the radio "I am a tiny bit scared …" brought tears to my eyes.
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  14. Wotton

    Wotton Lead commenter

    To all going back to work today, keep safe.
  15. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    ...and make bloody sure your union subscription is still up to date.
  16. rararasputin

    rararasputin Lead commenter

    Staff only, it was fine.
    hhhh and nomad like this.
  17. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Looks like we are going to be for all of next week to prepare for a formal opening on the 15th of June.
  18. chelsea2

    chelsea2 Star commenter

    My friend is DH in a primary school where they have told the parents - your child either returns this week as agreed (on their appointed day) or they don't return at all until the guidelines change.

    They have planned their classes & school organisation on the number of children parents said would be returning. An extra child - or two - or ten on Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday will wreck their planning & organisation.

    For example, another 10 Y6s unexpectedly turn up tomorrow - where will they go? Who will teach them?
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  19. rararasputin

    rararasputin Lead commenter

    We haven't asked parents - we're preparing for every possible child to be in on their allotted day. This might mean staff being sent home but better than not enough staff in place.
    welshwales likes this.
  20. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    We are both teachers. Our daughter isn't going back.

    Good luck to those in work. I'm not in til next week. Could be different by then...
    ACOYEAR8 likes this.

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