Petition Enable online learning for children who live with those who are vulnerable
Clinically vulnerable people living in households with children attending schools and colleges are exposed to unacceptable risks.
It is compulsory for all children to attend school in person; there are currently no alternatives.
Schools and Colleges must enable online learning for those students who live with family members who are clinically vulnerable.
Since “the vulnerable know how to protect themselves” these families should, therefore, be given the authority to transfer their children to online learning without fear of fines or prosecution, using resources that are already available for those isolating. Currently the only alternative is to home educate off-roll, potentially jeopardising their children's futures.
The most vulnerable should not have to choose between their own lives and the education of their children.
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