The strike notice includes all Unison members working for the council in schools and Unite members in Tayside Contracts who provide services for the running and operation of the school. Decisions regarding which settings can open have been taken following careful risk assessment.
A council spokesperson said: “This is based on the information we have available at this time. As more information becomes available there may be further revisions to this list. Changes will be communicated to parents as soon as possible.”
Early Learning and Childcare (ELC):-
Carnoustie and Forfar Early Learning and Childcare Centres will be open as usual.
Airlie, Cortachy, Eassie, Isla and Strathmartine Early Learning and Childcare (nursery) settings will be open as usual.
All other ELCs will be closed for the duration of the industrial action.
The following primary schools will be open to all children in P1-7:
The following school will be open to children in P5-7 only:-
St Thomas’s RC Primary School
All other primary schools will be closed for the duration of the industrial action.
All secondary schools will be closed to young people during the industrial action.
A revised cold lunch service will be on offer for children attending the open schools.
A free school meal payment will be made for all children and young people eligible on financial criteria. This includes those children whose school remains open. The payment will be included in the upcoming October holiday payment, which will be issued next week.
For schools that are open transport will run as normal.
A remote learning offer will be in place for children and young people who are unable to attend their school during the industrial action. Your child’s school will provide information on how to access the learning.