School Closure: Useful Documents & links

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, visit the City of Edinburgh Council’s website for support with home learning during the period of school closure. Parent Club also contains good advice, as does the Education Scotland website.

Always keep up to date with the national picture through the Scottish Government website.

Scottish Government and Local Authority communication

Covid 19 Framework Decision Making Scotland’s Route Map

Letter to Parents and Carers 29 May 2020

Parent/Carer Letter following Scottish Government statement on reopening of schools (24 June20)


Public Safety messages (Police)

Community Message May 2020


Health and Wellbeing and support for families

Supporting children and young people with worries about COVID-19

Coping with Covid isolation

Psychological Services contact details

Covibook from Mindheart

Resources from CAMHS

Talking to your children about scary world news

Care Experienced Guidance Sheet

A Guide for Young People – Staying at home for School Closures

Advice for keyworker parents – helping your child adapt


Household and financial support 

Maximise! What to Claim Coronavirus Factsheet March 2

Maximise! Support Memo Schools and Social Work – Covid-19 (1)


Edinburgh Learns and Home Learning 

Edinburgh Learns Guidance for Parents (April)

Edinburgh Learns @ Home – Advice for Learners

Edinburgh Learns @ Home – Advice for parents

Parent Guide Supporting Learning at Home