26 May 2020

First week back exciting but exhausting for school students

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 26 May 2020

Excited but exhausted - that's how students are finding returning to the classroom a week after the lockdown.

While school attendance has fallen slightly, principals report attendance is gradually increasing as parents grow confident about letting their children return to the classroom.

But it's not only students, some teachers say they found the first week back tiring.

Catherine Hutton reports.