COVID19 Updates and Plans

09 June 2020 – Message from Education Services 

Important information can be found below.

Parent update letter FINAL 09-06-2020

During this unexpected school closure, new ways of learning and fast changing information, we would ask that you also keep abreast of updates from our Local Authority

We will also post any new updates here. If you wish to contact us we are available during  our regular Strathdevon Surgeries for school and nursery parents via

Joining instructions will be sent via email and also posted on our Events Calendar on this blog. We would hope, on some occasions, to be joined by the relevant class teacher/s.

Alternatively, please continue to contact us via e-mail at  or via Google Classrooms and Class Teacher emails.

P1  Miss Roberston

P2  Mrs Farrow   

P3/4C  Mrs Corkish

P3/4W Miss Watson

P5 Miss thomson

P6 Mr Gardiner   

P6 Mrs Bingham

P7G Mrs Gallagher

P7W Miss Barker

P7 W Mrs Bingham

ASD Outreach Worker, Elaine McFarlane

Support for Learning Teacher, Mrs Lisa Martin

The nursery Learning Journals and group time Google Meets are a useful way to contact the nursery or via e-mail at

Take care and all the best.

21 May 2020 

Following the First Minister’s announcement today, I would direct you to this update on Clackmannanshire Council’s website,

Council welcomes First Ministers announcement on reopening schools

The First Minister’s announcement today (Thursday) about the reopening of schools and Early Years establishments in August has been welcomed by Clackmannanshire Council’s Education Service.

Plans by the Service’s leadership team for the safe return of pupils and staff are already well advanced.

In line with Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement, teaching and other education staff in Clackmannanshire will be able to return to work in June to prepare for the start of the new term on 11th of August.

However the return of pupils and staff will take a phased approach and risk assessments will be a crucial part of the work carried out in each education and early years establishment before this takes place. All guidance issued by the Scottish Government will be followed.

When schools in Clackmannanshire do reopen, pupils will be supported to progress their learning through a “blended” approach which will involve in-school learning, online learning and making use of other resources provided by schools and Early Years establishments.

Schools and Early Years establishments will share information about their learning approach and support via their website or social media channels.

Cllr Graham Lindsay, the Council’s Education Convener, said:

“This has been unprecedented times and our staff have been working exceptionally hard in very difficult circumstances to ensure that our young people in Clackmannanshire are continuing to progress in their education despite the circumstances.

“The safety and wellbeing of our staff and pupils remains a priority for us. We have already been working on how we can maintain this when education and early years establishments are allowed to reopen so the First Minister’s statement today means we are in a good place to reopen establishments from 11 August.

“As our plans progress, we will continue to work in partnership with parents, children and young people as well as our partners. We appreciate the support and patience we have received from parents and carers as we work through the various challenges we have had to face.”

Parents, carers and pupils are reminded to regularly check FLIPClacks at  or Clackmannanshire Council’s own website for the latest updates.

You can read the Scottish Government’s Strategic Framework for reopening schools, early learning and childcare provision here.



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