Parents are calling for pupils to repeat a whole school year or cancel summer holidays as 75 per cent of teachers believe their students have fallen behind due to remote learning.
Boris Johnson today admitted that it could take a year for children to catch up from the impact of Covid school closures, claiming online learning is having a ‘huge impact’ on the education of millions of pupils.
A survey by education publication TES found that three quarters of British teachers feel their students are lagging behind previous years.
Chesterfield High School headteacher Kevin Sexton said his students are ‘significantly behind where would be expecting to be’ as remote learning is ‘not the same as face-to-face teaching’.
Concerned parents feel…