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Secondary school pupils to wear masks on return to classroom; Returning to school will put up R rate, scientists say

Feb 23, 2021 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

SECONDARY school students will have to wear masks in the classroom when it is impossible for them to keep two metres apart.

Ministers are recommending the use of masks in "all indoor environments" in secondary schools, colleges and universities - including during lessons - where social distancing cannot be maintained.

The Prime Minister said that this measure would be in place for secondary pupils for the rest of this term to offer "even greater reassurance" that face-to-face teachin...