Two or three weeks ago we were discussing with other left-wingers in the union the slogan of closing all schools straight away, and we were against it because of the impact on children of key workers, free-school-meals children, etc.
Since Monday 21 March the schools have been partially shut, but kept open for those categories of children.
In my school I've raised the issue of pay for supply teachers - and got agreement on full pay for them - and of contracted-out school meals providers - where we haven't won yet.
The school system is now fragmented (with academies, free schools, etc.), so