In a primary school Stockport A large number of children and staff have been forced to remain closed for a week due to instructions to stay away from them.
At West Moreland Primary School Burnington Has announced that it will be closed from today (July 12) to next Monday (July 19) due to ‘a large number of self-contained staff’.
The school said that while teaching at home, teachers will continue to determine and mark work.
Martin Henderson, head teacher at West Moreland Elementary School, said: The need for isolation has increased.
“Because of the number of staff isolated themselves, we have had a difficult decision to close the school to all students until July 19.
“The teaching team will continue to set up and mark online tasks for students on a daily basis and will provide telephone support and assistance to children who are currently isolated after their bubbles have closed.
“Lilies’ families will be contacted to confirm the arrangements for each child’s solitude.”
The school is expected to have a summer vacation on July 28, according to its website.
The school’s closure follows an increase in corona virus cases across Greater Manchester In the week ending July 7.
According to the latest figures from Public Health England (PHE), the city has seen an increase in infection rates in eight boroughs.
Overall, the infection rate in Greater Manchester is 485.0 cases per 100,000 population, higher than the England average of 317.2 cases per 100,000 people.
Compared to last week, Stockport has seen an increase of 18 pcs in positive cases, bringing the infection rate to 381.4 per 100,000 population.
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