A multi-academy trust has come under fire for sending an email about reopening schools that focuses on its risk of legal action rather than safety.
In the message, the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership chief executive tells his heads about two pieces of news that “should give us all comfort”.
Alun Williams writes that lawyers have said that the schools and trust “would not be liable for prosecution if someone contracted the virus while schools were open”.
“Additionally,” he continues, “it would be hard to prove that you had picked the virus up on a school site!!”