COVID-19: Scotland To Reopen Schools In August
The government of Scotland is set to reopen schools later in August, 2020 following the breakdown of coronavirus.
The Scottish Government has said it would reopen all schools from August 11.
First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, disclosed this in a press briefing on Thursday.
She also urged teachers and staff to return to schools on June 1 to start arranging things for the efficient running of schools.
“From Monday , the first of June onwards, teachers and other staff will be able to enter schools for the purpose of preparing for the reopening of all schools on the 11th of August,” she said.
She said that child care services would also start from 3rd June.
“From Wednesday, child care would be available for a large number of children who most need it, for example, vulnerable children and children of essential workers.
“Childminding services would start to reopen from next Wednesday too,” she said.
Scotland is part of the United Kingdom.
Joining the First Minister today is Health Secretary Jeane Freeman and Scotland’s Interim Chief Medical Officer Dr Gregor Smith. https://t.co/0uJGxVqFFt
— Scottish Government (@scotgov) May 28, 2020