Use rotas to halt ‘alarming’ Covid rise, say teachers

Teachers have called on Gavin Willamson to consider introducing rotas for secondary schools and colleges in high-risk areas to attempt to curb an “alarming” rise in Covid cases.Dr Mary Bousted and Kevin Courtney, joint general secretaries of the NEU teaching union, have written to the education secretary over concerns that the infection rate in secondary schools is now “17 times higher than it was on 1 September