“It is important that when children and young people take these peaceful and powerful actions, they are not silenced, discouraged or punished.” Bruce Adamson
Update on #Covid Cluster West Mainland Orkney
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.
#COVID Cluster In The West Mainland Involves Several School Children.
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.
Candidates React to Orkney Aligning With Mainland Scotland #Covid Update
Reaction to Orkney falling into line with the rest of mainland Scotland and remaining at Level 3 has been mixed in the islands.
Orkney To Remain At Level 3
” as a result of staying in level 3 for a bit longer, it will be possible for islanders and visitors to travel to and from the islands and I know that will make a difference to individuals and businesses on the islands.”
Science and Technology Kits For Orkney Schools
19 schools in Orkney are able to equip pupils with a range of items which will support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.
Secondary School Pupils Urged To Download Protect Scotland App
Those aged 12-15 who have smartphones are being encouraged to download the Protect Scotland app.
Animal Farm Recalled by Adults as Favourite School Read Book
Today, 4th of March, is World Book Day.
Phased Return for Schools
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.
Maree Todd MSP: Ensuring a ‘green recovery’
“At a national level, a green recovery is at the heart of successive Scottish Government policy publications, including the 2020-21 Programme for Government and the Climate Change Plan update.”