Nursery registration week is from 5-12 March 2021 and parents are invited to register via Education/Learning on the OIC website.
“This makes it a very compelling resource and really helps university staff better understand the challenges student carers face in juggling their unpaid care role alongside studying.” Shona Littlejohn OU Scotland
From Monday 22nd of February in Orkney all pre-school children and pupils in P1-P3 will return to face to face teaching in the classroom.
Farming Foodsteps, is offering a different way to engage in the sciences, home economics, maths and geography.
“The bottom line here – and I need to be really blunt about this – is that for this lockdown to be as effective as we need it to be, we must radically reduce the number of interactions we are having. “
Orkney Islands Council is seeking even more relaxation for arrangements within the islands and issued a ‘Letter to all Orkney Residents’ on its website explaining its reasoning.
Nurseries and other settings are encouraged to take learning outdoors to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
“This study reports what many paediatricians have observed–while children rarely become ill with COVID-19, they have been significantly affected by the measures taken to reduce transmission of the virus.”Dr Karen Street.
” We will be working closely with the SQA and the Scottish Government to follow best practice and ensure a fair, consistent and manageable process that everyone can have full confidence in.”
“Holding exams would run the risk of translating the unequal impact of COVID into unfair results for our poorest pupils, leading to their futures being blighted through no fault of their own. That is simply not fair.”