BMA backs teaching unions’ opposition to schools reopening

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Doctors say teachers in England ‘absolutely right’ to prioritise testing over 1 June return

The British Medical Association has thrown its weight behind teaching unions opposing the government’s push to reopen schools in England, as the debate over millions of pupils returning to classrooms grew increasingly acrimonious.

No 10 reinforced its drive to reopen primary schools for those in reception, year 1 and year 6 in two weeks’ time, warning that prolonged closures risked damaging children’s education.

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