The pandemic has exposed the flaws in our schools system, which will only widen the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged children
- Jules White is headteacher at Tanbridge House School, Horsham
Like most headteachers I view the formal start back to school with a mixture of optimism and trepidation.
There is a realistic hope that, following a mass vaccination programme for adults, school life can begin to look and feel like it is approaching normality again. Assemblies, staff meetings, extra-curricular activities and the simple yet inspiring buzz of learning and social interaction can resume in earnest. After a bleak, disruptive 18 months these everyday pleasures must be celebrated.
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