Twice-weekly testing for children in schools is “critical” in bringing down fast-rising rates of Covid in the borough, council bosses said today.
Craft activities, growing vegetables and a range of online sessions are being offered for free to 11,000 free school meals pupils in the borough to help beat the boredom over the Easter holidays.
Two 10-year-olds from Glynne Primary in Kingswinford have been named as joint winners of a borough-wide poster competition for youngsters around Covid-19.
Dudley Council has signed a new four-year contract with the business which supplies IT to borough schools – after bosses hailed their work in helping to keep children learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
As children prepare for the return to school next week, education and public health chiefs are urging people in Dudley borough to participate in NHS rapid testing for Covid-19.
Dudley Council’s children’s services boss has vowed to continue to support families in need of free school meals during this latest period of national lockdown.