Schools and childcare
Information and updates from our Education and Learning teams.
Find out the latest position on schools reopening and phased return.
19 February 2021: Letter to parents and carers of children returning to ELC and P1 to P3 from Prof Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of Scottish Government.
On 16 February, the First Minister confirmed plans for the re-opening of schools and childcare for some pupils.
See answers to some FAQs on the current closures
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.
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Read our top tips for homeschooling during the COVID-19 crisis.
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