Nicola Sturgeon has defended plans for secondary school pupils to return to school part-time from Monday – despite being told some youngsters could spend less than two hours a week in the classroom.
There is “every possibility” that secondary schools may have to use blended learning when more youngsters are allowed to return to the classroom, the Education Secretary has said.
Aberdeen students face being booted off campus unless they follow strict rules to prevent spread of coronavirus
The thousands descending on the Granite City to begin or resume their studies will have to sign a pledge promising to do everything they can to protect locals and fellow students from harm.
First Minister gives strongest hint that schools will return full-time but warns lockdown limbo will disappoint businesses
Nicola Sturgeon warned businesses to brace themselves for disappointment as she signalled that most existing coronavirus restrictions will remain in place when lockdown is reviewed.
The education secretary has unveiled plans for a return to full-time schooling by August, after claiming the government was "surprised" at the decline of the virus since May.