Schools prepare for pupils’ return after Easter break

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Argyll and Bute Council is putting steps in place to support pupils returning to full time school after the Easter break.

As of April 19, national restrictions currently allow all pupils to go back to class.

With pupils having been out of school to different extents for a year, the council is putting help in place for anyone who needs support getting used to this change.

As well as Covid-safe measures to protect pupils’ health, help will be available for looking after mental wellbeing including an  Educational Psychology Service providing guidance and training as required in dealing with anxiety, loss or other issues.

The school counselling service is also now in place, taking referrals for children and young people from the age of 10 upwards.