Reopening of schools

Closed 28 May 2020

Opened 21 May 2020


The majority of Southwark’s schools, colleges and early years settings have remained open throughout lockdown to support the children of key workers and children with a social worker.

Southwark Council is extremely grateful to school staff, parents and pupils for their patience and fortitude in this very difficult time. Government is considering schools beginning to re-open to more pupils from 1st June, at the earliest.

In any such process the safety of our children, families and school staff is paramount.  We want to know the views of parents and carers in Southwark about schools potentially re-opening next month so we can be sure that everything has been taken into consideration to keep all pupils and staff safe.


Why your views matter

We want to hear your views on this very important issue. Please complete the survey; your response will help us to navigate this complex issue in the best interests of children, families and teachers. Thank you!


What happens next

We will review what you have told us and use this feedback to inform our next steps.


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