Larbert High School as all pupils return to full time learning in school from Monday (Pic: Michael Gillen)

In Pictures: First day back at school for pupils across Falkirk district

Falkirk pupils made a welcome return to the classroom this week.

By Kirsty Paterson, Local Democracy Reporting Service
Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 1:49 pm

All high school pupils are now back in-school full-time, after months of a mixture of online learning with some face-to-face teaching.

Robert Naylor, Falkirk Council's director of children's services, said: "It is a very positive step as lockdown eases that pupils and staff have now returned to full time learning and teaching in our schools.

"It will continue to be different for a while with social distancing between adults and young people and face masks still being required.

"It has been a remarkably hard year for pupils, parents and staff who have all demonstrated great resilience in the most trying of circumstances.

"Hopefully, as we progress towards a more stable situation, we can fully resume all of our usual teaching approaches in the coming weeks and months."

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