Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that some children will be able to return to school after February half term, but said lockdown restrictions will not be lifted until March at the earliest.
Pupils in Primary One to Primary Three will return to school full time, as will all children under school age in early learning and childcare from Feb 22.
A “limited number” of secondary school students can also return on a part-time basis to allow in-school practical work, necessary for the completion of national qualifications, from the same date. Additionally, there will be a “limited increase in provision for vulnerable children”, the First Minister said.
However, a second phased return for school pupils would not begin any earlier that…