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Schools in England ‘teetering on the edge’ with staff Covid absences

One in 10 heads in survey say more than 20% of their staff were off for Covid reasons on first day of term

Schools in England are “teetering on the edge” with more than a third (36%) struggling with staff absence rates in excess of 10%, according to a snap poll by a headteachers’ union.

Almost one in 10 heads (9%) who took part in the survey said more than 20% of their teaching staff were absent on the first day of term for Covid-related reasons.

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