The advice this week from the Scottish Government continues to be to Stay at Home to Protect yourselves and others.
“New guidance for teachers, parents and families has been issued on learning and teaching at home for children and young people during Term 4, between the spring and summer breaks.”
Childcare is available for keyworker parents who require it between 8am – 5.30pm, seven days a week.
Funding Follows the Child will also come into effect in August 2020.
“Parents of children aged 0-3 are unsure how they will be able to carry on working with no other childcare provision available to them and with after school care also being of concern to a number of the parents.
Orkney Islands Council has issued a statement following the announcement that Peedie Breeks Nursery at Papdale will be closing.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for colleges to test out new ways of getting men into the early learning and childcare workforce”