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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-31272

Date lodged: 17 August 2020

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what guidance is available for home schooling groups regarding social distancing and restrictions on the number of households able to meet up.

Current status: Answered by John Swinney on 26 August 2020


Answer

As announced on 20 August, indoor activities for children and young people (unregulated) can begin from 31 August, subject to adhering to the guidance for these activities. This guidance, for activities that are voluntary, third sector, parent or peer led, is currently being developed and its principles will apply to home educators.

Also applicable for home educators is the guidance on re-opening school age childcare services and small and micro businesses guidance .