Falkirk council’s latest information on schools

Only the children of Category 1 key workers will be allocated places for childcare in schools.

By Jill Buchanan
Monday, 23rd March 2020, 11:19 pm

Falkirk Council made the announcement tonight and said it follows new advice from the Scottish Government to keep numbers attending schools at a minimum.

People in category one are:

Health and care workers directly supporting COVID response and associated staff

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Life threatening emergency services work

Critical primary/community care provision

Energy suppliers

Childcare/learning for Category 1 staff (Teacher, ELC Staff, SfLAs/ELC Assistants).

But the council continues to stress that only people who have exhausted all other options for childcare should apply, to keep numbers at a minimum.

For full details visit www.falkirk.gov.uk