All schools and nurseries in Scotland are to close from Friday.
Visits by cruise ships have not been cancelled.
“Following an incident at my daughter’s school, I was recently made aware that ‘it is NOT a Legal requirement’ for all Schools to be fitted with Carbon Monoxide Detectors/Alarms.”
Public Finance Minister in the Scottish Government, Kate Forbes, announced the investment which will support the doubling of the free provision of childcare to 1140 hours from August 2020 for all 3- and 4-year olds and eligible 2-year olds
“only a quarter of Scotland’s schools have sprinklers installed to slow down fires.”
Children across the country can vote for the winner by submitting a class vote online or at home, via the Scottish Book Trust website.
“GMB members have overwhelmingly rejected their employer’s stealth cuts plan for the future of additional support needs delivery in our schools.”
A ten pence increase in the price of school meals in Orkney will come into effect later this month.
The school will remain open for other pupils.
Schools in Dounby and Evie will be closing early at 1pm due to the weather