“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.”
“from the ages of 3 to 5, I went to a local nursery – St. Pat’s. I have clear and good memories of it.”
Grants will be available to all private and third sector childcare providers, not just those delivering funded early learning and childcare.
“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.”
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.