To Clarify - Read First:
Children All children aged 12 to 15 will be offered a 1st dose of a COVID-19 vaccine (including children who turn 12 on the date of vaccination). Most children can get their vaccine at school or can book their COVID-19 vaccination appointment online.
UK School Ages:
14 to 15 Year 10
15 to 16 Year 11
The boys are not 10 and 11 but were in grade 10 and 11 therefore they were 14 to 16 years old.
In the UK the Vaccine is given to children starting at age 12.
School in mourning after two pupils die suddenly in one week
Harry Towers and Mohammed Habib passed away during October half-term and were both remembered in prayers during an online assembly on Tuesday. St John Fisher Catholic College in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, has ensured support is available for its grieving students and staff. Harry, who was in year 11, died on Saturday October 30, reports Stoke-on-Trent Live. He was described as a popular teenager with "care and compassion". Garrett Murray, acting headteacher at the school, said: "Harry approached life with a wonderful sense of humour and showed such care and compassion towards all those that he encountered. Harry was popular and loved by all his peers, teachers and pastoral staff. He will be deeply missed by all in our school community." And Mohammed, a year 10 pupil, died on Sunday October 24. Paying tribute, Mr Murray said: "Mohammed was devout in his faith. His charitable nature will be sorely missed by all in the community. "In his quiet way, Habib always looked out for others in need and was ready to support and help them. He will be deeply missed by all in our school community." The school, which caters for around 1,100 pupils, has offered both families its condolences. "The school is deeply saddened to learn of the deaths of two of our learners Mohammed Habib and Harry Towers," Mr Murray continued. "We are praying for them and their families and friends and keeping them in our thoughts at this very difficult time. "I'm in contact with both families and have offered our deepest condolences and support. "This will have a large impact on the whole school community and we are ensuring support is available in school for anyone who needs it." Source
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