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Working-class children less likely to take part in lockdown school lessons

Written by on April 20, 2020

Article Published on Monday April 20, 2020 12:25 PM by


Working-class children less likely to take part in lockdown school lessons


Disadvantaged pupils are at risk of falling behind because they are not able to learn online from home, new figures suggest.

Free laptops and tablets will be offered to children from disadvantaged backgrounds across England to help them study at home during lockdown.

With schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the equipment will make learning from home more achievable for those kids who are most in need.

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said 4G routers will also be given to families who don’t already have mobile or broadband internet.

The move comes as it is expected that Schools will continue to be closed for a number of weeks more.

Read More: https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-free-laptops-for-disadvantaged-pupils-during-lockdown-11975370

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