COVID-19: Remote learning holding pupils back

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Half of children from disadvantaged backgrounds fear they’ll miss out on the grades they deserve as a result of learning from home.

Research from the Social Mobility Foundation suggests that being unable to access basic technology, such as reliable broadband, is one of the biggest issues young people face with schools closed. 

Research also found that half of students from disadvantaged backgrounds believe they won’t get the grades they deserve.

Sky’s Sophy Ridge has been speaking to students who say remote learning is holding them back.

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