Message from The Scottish Government

Message from The Scottish Government 26th May 2020

As you may already be aware, following the publication of a route map document today which outlines the Scottish Government’s planned future response to the COVID19 Pandemic: 

the First Minister has announced, that the Scottish Government is currently planning for the reopening of Scottish schools on 11th August 2020.

This announcement is part of a wider planned route map on the reopening of schools and ELC settings which can be accessed here:

We understand that this will be an anxious and uncertain time for many people, including parents and carers.  For that reason the Scottish Government have produced a Q&A document to support parents and carers at this time.  This document covers some of the key questions that parents will have with regard to the safe reopening of schools and ELC settings.  This information has been published on the Scottish Government’s Parent Club website and can be accessed at:

Mind Yer Time Resource

The following information was previously shared in the Latest News During  School Closure section of the website.


@OfficialSYP have launched the new Mind Yer Time digital resource that helps children and young people learn more about healthy use of screens and social media. 📱

This world-leading resource supports mental and physical health and was co-created with @Creative_Voices through the support of over 650 children and young people from across Scotland. 💻🏴

Check out Mind Yer Time at

Police Scotland Message

Domestic abuse is any form of physical, sexual, mental or emotional abuse and takes place within the context of a relationship, either current or past.  
If you, or anyone else you know, is experiencing any of the above, or being intimidated or threatened by a current or previous partner, it is Domestic Abuse.
Don’t delay in seeking help during the current coronavirus restrictions.
Call the 24-hour Domestic Abuse Helpline in confidence on 0800 027 1234 or visit
Domestic abuse is a crime. Contact the Police via 101 to report it or 999 in an emergency.
Police Scotland website – 

Mental Health Awareness Week, 18th to 24th May 2020

Now, more than ever, we are mindful that we should all be taking care of our mental health and wellbeing.

To that end, during this Mental Health Awareness Week, we will have a host of different activities shared on our Google Classroom and Twitter to encourage us all to think about our emotional and mental wellness.

We’ve also compiled a bank of resources for families to refer to and use.

Support for families during Lockdown

As always, if you have any queries or concerns do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Remember if you have any difficulty accessing anything on-line or need any support – you can always email We pick up messages during the week and over the weekends too.