Coronavirus: Who's to come to school? What councils say

Amid growing dismay over the numbers of staff and senior students being expected in schools, we look at the advice from every council

Coronavirus: Who's to come to school? What councils say

There has been growing concern about the number of staff and senior students told to be in schools tomorrow, much of it channelled through a petition that is calling for an immediate end to external assessment in Scotland for 2020.

There has been different advice in different parts of Scotland about students coming in to school to complete work, following Thursday's announcement that this year's Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) exams were being cancelled.

Today, we have looked at the most up-to-date and relevant advice on school for S4-6 students that we could find on each of the 32 Scottish local authorities' websites (six still to be checked at 2.30pm). This is what they said:

Aberdeen (checked at 10.37am)Aberdeen coronavirus

Aberdeenshire (10.38am)

Aberdeenshire coronavirus

Angus (12.17pm)

Angus coronavirus

Argyll and Bute (1.25pm)

Argyll Bute coronavirus

Clackmannanshire (12.20pm)

Clackmannanshire coronavirus

Clackmannanshire coronavirus

Dumfries and Galloway (1.22pm)

Dumfries Galloway coronavirusDundee (4.35pm)

Dundee coronavirus

East Ayrshire (1.28pm)

East Ayrshire coronavirus

East Dunbartonshire (1.38pm)

East Dunbartonshire coronavirus

East Lothian (1.39pm)

coronavirus East Lothian

East Renfrewshire (1.41pm)

coronavirus

Edinburgh (1.43pm)

coronavirus

Eilean Siar (Western Isles) (2pm)

coronavirus

Falkirk (1.44pm)

coronavirus

Fife (1.46pm)

coronavirusGlasgow (1.48pm)

"The Scottish Government has announced schools across the country to close from the end of the school day this Friday - we are working on contingency plans to be put in place to support our families and will announce these as soon as we can."

Highland (2.02pm)

coronavirus

Inverclyde (2.06pm)

coronavirus

Midlothian (2.07pm)

coronavirusMoray (2.11pm)

coronavirus

North Ayrshire (2.13pm)

coronavirusNorth Lanarkshire (2.15pm)

coronavirus

Orkney (2.17pm)

coronavirus

Perth and Kinross (2.20pm)

coronavirus

Renfrewshire (4.09pm)

coronavirus

Scottish Borders (4.05pm)

coronavirus

Shetland (4.04pm)

coronavirus

South Ayrshire (2.22pm)

coronavirus

South Lanarkshire (4.12pm)

coronavirus

Stirling (4.11pm)

coronavirus

West Dunbartonshire (2.35pm)

coronavirus

West Lothian (2.25pm)

coronavirus

Register to continue reading for free

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you

Henry Hepburn
Henry Hepburn
Henry Hepburn is the news editor for Tes Scotland
Find me on Twitter @Henry_Hepburn

Latest stories

video interview

WATCH: Tes Career Clinic two-minute tutorials

Are you looking for your dream teaching job? Then you need to watch our two-minute tutorial series. Grainne Hallahan shares her job hunting tips in the latest Tes Career Clinic series
Grainne Hallahan 7 Apr 2020