The beginning of the brand new time period shall be delayed by two weeks for a lot of secondary faculty pupils in England.
Most major faculties in England reopen at this time, however faculties in areas with very excessive charges of coronavirus an infection will keep shut.
Faculties in Scotland, Wales and Northern Eire may also open later than regular.
Secondary faculties in England will stagger their return.
The plan is that pupils taking exams in 2021 will now begin on 11 January, with different yr teams returning in particular person on 18 January.
The delay is meant to provide faculties time to arrange mass testing.
Major faculties in London, Essex, Kent, East Sussex, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire are usually not opening at this time.
In Wales, there shall be “flexibility” at the beginning of term, with educating on account of begin in most locations from at this time. Faculties are anticipated to supply face-to-face studying for many pupils by 11 January, with a full return by 18 January.
In Northern Eire, primary school pupils will be taught online until 11 January. In secondary faculties, years 8 to 11 shall be taught on-line all through January. Years 12 to 14 will return to high school after the primary week of January.
In Scotland, the Christmas holidays have been prolonged to 11 January, and the next week shall be online learning only. A full return to face-to-face studying is deliberate for 18 January.