Schools in every area of Greater Manchester have been affected by positive Covid cases since May half term.

With infection rates rising across Greater Manchester schools across the region are once again being forced to send pupils home.

Following relatively little disruption between Easter and May half term, except for hot spot areas of Bolton and Bury, schools across the rest of the region are now being impacted.

Earlier today we reported how one headteacher described it as 'Groundhog Day', dealing with the fallout of pupils testing positive.

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Andrew Dawson, head of St Mary's Catholic High School in Astley, Wigan, said that between Easter and May half term they had just one confirmed case, but after pupils returned last Monday, they've since had eight test positive.

Now all 10 areas of Greater Manchester have at least one school where cases have been confirmed over the last week or so.

What it means is that hundreds, if not thousands, of primary and secondary children are now seeing their education disrupted once again after their bubbles burst.

Schools across the region are being impacted by cases

The Manchester Evening News is keeping track of the closures across the region. But with schools and councils often not releasing the information, we're largely reliant on parents keeping us informed.

Among those confirmed today are three cases at Stretford High School, Trafford, where two pupils in Year 10 and one in Year 7 have tested positive. Close contacts have been identified and sent home to isolate.

At Co-op Academy Manchester, a third of Year 10 (107 children) have been sent home due to a small number of cases and at Newman RC College in Oldham, 110 Year 10 students and 77 Year 9 students are now also learning remotely.

Eight teaching staff are also absent from Newman - six as a result of Covid isolation rules - along with seven support staff.

The Kingsway School in Stockport reported confirmed cases in Years 8 and 9 yesterday, while Mossley Hollins High in Ashton, Tameside, has had a case in Year 9.

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The full list of schools with confirmed cases this half term:

Manchester

Salford

Trafford

Stockport

Tameside

Bolton

Bury

Oldham

Wigan

Rochdale