Argyll and Bute moves to home schooling

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Learning will be delivered to children and young people in Argyll and Bute at home from Monday January 11.

The move comes after last week’s Scottish Government’s announcement to temporarily close schools until at least February 1 due to COVID-19.

A spokesperson for Argyll and Bute Council said: ‘Our school staff are planning for a longer period of home learning in line with this change and are developing a range of programmes that will engage pupils in their home learning and enable them to make progress.

‘Your child’s school will be in touch with you in the usual way to confirm arrangements.

‘We are aware this is a difficult time for parents and carers and appreciate your understanding and support.’