“Politicians across the UK have shown themselves to have more concern for the integrity of “The System” than for the well being of young people.”
“I am delighted that this effort across the country has now been recognised by John Swinney during his Parliamentary address today.”
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that the pandemic has created the most severe disruption in the world’s education systems in history
“funding to Orkney Islands Council follows a tried and tested formula to ensure fairness to all 32 Local Authorities, in Scotland.”
For the new school year 2020/21 applications are open for families eligible for free school meals and clothing allowance.
A programme of activities to support young people who have left school this summer has been launched .
NHS Orkney commenced testing for Covid19 on April 20th 2020.
Schools in Scotland will be able to return on 11th of August with pupils accessing learning full time but only if progress on limiting the spread of Covid19 continues.
“I really hope that folk in Orkney have enjoyed the first few days of relaxation of the Covid-19 lockdown rules.”
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