Early years sector hit by ‘devastating’ impact of Covid-19 crisis, Sutton Trust warns

A third of nurseries in the most disadvantaged areas could be forced to close due to the Covid-19 crisis leaving many young children unable to access early years education, latest research has warned. A coronavirus impact report, published by social mobility charity the Sutton Trust, says early years providers in deprived areas are more unsure of their future than those in more affluent ones. Read more.