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
Celebrating the work of Bookbug
Bookbug has been central to the nursery’s inclusive and nurturing approach as they returned after a prolonged lockdown due to Covid-19.
Information on Nursery Registration in Orkney
Nursery registration week is from 5-12 March 2021 and parents are invited to register via Education/Learning on the OIC website.
Funding for Young Children’s Outdoor Learning
Nurseries and other settings are encouraged to take learning outdoors to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
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.”
Fully Funded Early Learning and Childcare: Orkney Enrolment Opens 20th January
From August, all three and four-year-olds, and a number of eligible two-year-olds, will be entitled to 1140 hours of early learning and childcare free of charge.