A national consultation has been launched to find out views on school uniform.
The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 requires councils to appoint religious representatives to committees considering education matters.
“There is a very clear and urgent need to address shortages within the teacher workforce to support education recovery. ” Jo Hill, EIS Local Association Secretary
Out of 202 school leavers, 195 Orcadian students have gone on to positive destinations in the period 2020/2021.
“Since Bikeability Scotland began in 2010, over 350,000 pupils have received cycle training, giving the next generation the skills and confidence to travel by bike, feel healthier and help tackle the climate emergency.” David Collins, Bikeability Scotland Manager
“Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself.” Jean Piaget
“It is important that when children and young people take these peaceful and powerful actions, they are not silenced, discouraged or punished.” Bruce Adamson
As of this lunchtime (Thursday 9 September) there were 13 positive PCR test results and a further 6 positive lateral flow results that are awaiting PCR tests from the West Mainland cluster.
NHS Orkney Public Health and Orkney Islands Council are working closely to contain a COVID cluster in the West Mainland that involves several school children.
Reaction to Orkney falling into line with the rest of mainland Scotland and remaining at Level 3 has been mixed in the islands.