Tollcross Primary School

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Online Safety 💻⚠️

As we prepare to embark on our virtual learning journey I thought I would share this with you again. Some useful tips for keeping yourself and others safe online. Digital parenting is a very useful website with lots of tips and advice for parents for online safety and knowledge : Digital parenting

The links for ‘online resources for further support’

Thinkyouknow UK safer internet centre 5Rights


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School Arrangements for January 2021


On 26 December, Level 4 COVID-19 restrictions will come into force for mainland Scotland.
This means that there are changes to the start of next term for children and young people.
6-8 January
School will be closed for most pupils.
There will be support for children of key workers at their own school/nursery IF both parents/carers meet the criteria – read Scottish Government guidance on key workers.
All parents will receive an email about this on 22 December. If you meet the criteria, please apply online for a place by 3
January.

Your child’s school will confirm places on 5 January. Schools will also contact families to offer places for vulnerable children.
11-15 January
Remote / online learning for all other pupils, at home.
Children of key workers and vulnerable children can continue to attend their own school if they have a place.
If your child attends a Special School, the Head Teacher will contact you by 6 January with the arrangements for that school for w/c 11 January.

18 January
All pupils return to school, unless further changes are announced by the Scottish Government.
When pupils return to school
When children return to school, it is essential that everyone follows infection control measures, especially:
face coverings (where appropriate) hand-washing
two-metre distancing where possible.


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School places for children of Key Workers

Please see the information below…

Tollcross Primary will be providing child care for the children of Key Worker from the 6th January 2021.

If your child attends Tollcross Primary and you are a Key Worker please use the link below to apply for a place for your child by 11.45 p.m. on 3rd January 2021.  

Use this link to apply for a Key Worker place at Tollcross Primary –

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=af6sSGo3tUKfacnke7-5xDvSTjv5zlRKp7FBY3WQ-VBUQzBVTTE2U0FFMTBaR0g0VzFORUk0QUc0Uy4u

The Scottish Government have published new guidance regarding schools reopening in January which includes updated information on Key Worker status. 

Use this link to check if you are a Key Worker –

https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-school-re-opening-arrangements-for-january-2021/pages/children-of-keyworkers/

Places will be confirmed by 5th January 2021