“Huge numbers” of children in the North of England have refused to take lateral flow tests before school and wear masks, trade unionists claim.
“Huge numbers” of pupils at six secondary schools in the North of England have refused to wear masks or take lateral flow tests at school according to Damian McNulty, a national executive member of the NASUWT (National Association of Schoolmasters/Union of Women Teachers) union.
McNulty also claimed that at one school alone in Lancashire only 67 children out of 1,300 were prepared to wear masks or take Covid tests.
The NASUWT spokesman also said that he believed there was likely to be similar patterns of children “railing against” authority across the country, the BBC reports.
While the pupils have worried teachers