121,101 children were in funded Early Learning and Childcare places in Scotland at the end of April 2022 – an increase of 9,527 since January 202
Childcare Sector Omicron Impacts Fund.
“We welcome the launch of this new Childcare Sector Omicron Impacts Fund that can be accessed by the wide range of childcare services across Scotland that support our youngest children.” Jane Brumpton, Chief Executive of Early Years Scotland
Do You Require Childcare In Orkney ?
“We would be looking to open in January and we need to hear from parents and carers first to allow us to shape the facility.”
When Small Is Beautiful
“from the ages of 3 to 5, I went to a local nursery – St. Pat’s. I have clear and good memories of it.”
Transitional Support Fund to Help Childcare Providers
Grants will be available to all private and third sector childcare providers, not just those delivering funded early learning and childcare.
Summer Childcare Provision for Category 1 Key Workers in Orkney
“We regret that we will no longer be in a position to provide childcare for the children of Key Workers from all three Key Worker categories – although we will do this if space allows.”
Scotland’s Route Map: Test and Protect
The advice this week from the Scottish Government continues to be to Stay at Home to Protect yourselves and others.
Maree Todd: New Guidance for Teaching at Home
“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.”
Easter Childcare for Key Workers in Orkney
Childcare is available for keyworker parents who require it between 8am – 5.30pm, seven days a week.
Last few days to share your views on funded early learning and childcare
Funding Follows the Child will also come into effect in August 2020.