Schools are an utter nightmare to work in at the moment. A number of the students I work with are scared stupid about this virus. Many of them already have anxiety related conditions and I've talked to them at quite some length about the realistic dangers of this disease. You can almost see their fears go away immediately when they are given facts and put things into perspective.
Staff have been told if we refuse to wear a mask (or take it off in class) and are tested positive, we will be given a disciplinary.
However, despite the council running about in a state of pan