COVID-19 - January 2021

If you have any concerns or queries during this lockdown period which you wish to raise or discuss please contact the school via the school email KelsoHS@scotborders.gov.uk  and it will be forwarded to an appropriate member of staff.

KHS Letters/Information for Pupils and Parents

Support Links from the Scottish Government

A Parent Club COVID-19 internet microsite, which contains advice on working from home whilst caring for children, advice on helping children with remote and blended learning as well as links to advice and support resources for parents of children with additional support needs.

https://www.parentclub.scot/topics/coronavirus

Education Scotland’s Parentzone Scotland website includes advice for parents, families and practitioners on supporting children and young people’s learning during COVID-19.

https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/

The National Parent Forum Nutshell guide on blended learning, published in August 2020. This joins further Nutshells on Supporting Learning at Home during “lockdown” and on online safety.

https://www.npfs.org.uk/downloads/blended-learning-nutshell/

https://www.npfs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/edd/2020/05/NPFS_learning-at-home_E.pdf

https://www.npfs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/edd/2020/05/NPFS_online_safety_E.pdf

Education Scotland’s Scotland Learns initiative provides newsletters and online resources for teachers and for parents/carers.

https://education.gov.scot/improvement/scotland-learns/

Young Scot have updated their guidance for children and young people to include information on the phased start to the term in January 2021. This can be accessed through the Young Scot website.

https://young.scot/get-informed/national/back-to-school-your-frequently-asked-questions

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