Schools and childcare

Information and updates from our Education and Learning teams.

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Find out the latest position on schools reopening and phased return.
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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.
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On 16 February, the First Minister confirmed plans for the re-opening of schools and childcare for some pupils.
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See answers to some FAQs on the current closures
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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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What can you expect from us?
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Read our top tips for homeschooling during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Christmas Holidays 2020 Financial Support for families.