Schools and childcare

Information and updates from our Education and Learning teams.

Education Update March 2022

A message from Gillian Brydson, Director Skills, Education and Learning.

Asymptomatic Testing in Scottish Primary, Secondary and Special Schools, and ELC Providers

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.

Face Coverings in Schools

The Scottish Government's updated guidance (9 August 2021) sets out to help schools ensure a low-risk environment for learning and teaching.

Face Covering Exemptions - Schools

Face coverings play a role in preventing the transmission of COVID-19, however, there are reasons you may require a face covering exemption.

Scottish Child Payment Bridging Payments 2022

The Scottish Government published details of Scottish Child Payment Bridging Payments on 30 August 2021.

Summer Holiday Food Payment 2022

Schools will close for the 2022 Summer holidays from Friday 1 July 2022 and will reopen to pupils on Monday 22 August 2022.

Free School Uniform Project

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?