PRIMARY schools and nurseries will reopen to more children on June 1, Boris Johnson has confirmed.

During this evening's daily press conference the Prime Minister also unveiled plans to get secondary school pupils back into the classroom from June 15.

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He said: "The education of children is crucial for their welfare, for their long-term future and for social justice.

"In line with the approach being taken in many other countries, we want to start getting our children back into the classroom in a way that is as manageable and as safe as possible."