Home Testing for Early Years Practitioners

On 2 February 2021, the First Minister announced that it was their intention for those who work in schools, and those who work in early learning and childcare settings attached to schools will be offered ‘at-home’ testing twice a week.

If your work does not provide the Lateral Flow Tests, they can be ordered from here: Order coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid lateral flow tests – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

These results can then be reported to Report a COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test result – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)


ELC Guidance

Please use the attached link with regard to the ELC guidance

This checklist summarises the COVID-19 risk mitigations for ELC settings

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer businesses and workplaces

The Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer businesses and workplaces guidance came into effect on 9 August 2021 and aims to support business and workplaces to reduce the risk of COVID-19. This replaces the ‘Organised Activities for Children’ guidance which has now been archived by the Scottish Government.