All students can return to class next week, most primary and intermediate schools will only open part-time in a bid to reduce the ongoing risk of Covid-19 transmission, reports The Spinoff. The Spinoff has written a guide for parents as they prepare to send children back to school in Level 3. Once the summer holiday is over, the government faces a longer-term challenge getting all students back into classrooms permanently. Jin Russell, an Auckland paediatrician, has said the government needs a plan for the winter.