Schools and childcare
Information and updates from our Education and Learning teams.
A message from Gillian Brydson, Director Skills, Education and Learning.
Updated 17 February 2022.
A testing programme is being put in place for people without the symptoms of coronavirus as part of the package of coronavirus risk reduction mitigations in education settings.
The Scottish Government's updated guidance (9 August 2021) sets out to help schools ensure a low-risk environment for learning and teaching.
Face coverings play a role in preventing the transmission of COVID-19, however, there are reasons you may require a face covering exemption.
Dumfries and Galloway Council will shortly pay the December Bridging Payment for each P1 to S6 pupil who are entitled to Free School Meals based on their parent/guardian being in receipt of a low income or qualifying benefit.
Schools will close for the Christmas holidays from Friday 23 December 2022 and will reopen to pupils on Tuesday 10 January 2023.
Do you have any spare School Uniforms, Sports Kits, Stationery, Shoes or School Bags which you no longer need which could be used by others?