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Allow children in the same "bubble" at school to gather in groups of more than 6

Submitted by Jason Kambites on Sunday 20th September 2020

Published on Friday 16th October 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Friday 16th April 2021

Current Signatures: 10
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Children ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Friends ~ Rule ~ Rule of 6

Petition Action

Allow children in the same "bubble" at school to gather in groups of more than 6

Petition Details

Children in the same year group bubble should be exempt from the Rule of 6 (as with families and support bubbles), to allow leisure activities and visits to businesses or outdoor spaces together.

If anyone from outside the school bubble is present, the Rule of 6 should still apply, as before.

Additional Information

Current rules permit students in the same year group to be at school in large groups without social distancing - but it is illegal for them to be outside of school in groups of more than six.

This leads to an unpleasant situation - students are only able to see their group of friends during school time, excessively limiting their interactions with those who are important to them.

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