School age childcare: progress report

The school age childcare progress report captures what we have learned over the past year since our public consultation and sets out the steps we are taking to move closer to our vision for school age childcare in Scotland whilst considering the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.


1 COVID-19 in Scotland (

2 LockdownLowdown – what young people in Scotland are thinking about COVID-19,, COVID-19 Early years resilience and impact survey (CEYRIS) – Report 1 – Key behaviours

3 Lockdown lowdown – a survey of young people in Scotland about their new normal lives as lockdown restrictions change,



6 Family Fund, The end of lockdown? The last six months in the lives of families raising disabled children, September 2020; Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, Response to the Education and Skills Committee Inquiry, 15 May 2020

7 COVID-19: Children, Young people and Families Evidence Oct 2020 p. 5

8 COVID-19: Children, Young people and Families Evidence Oct 2020 p. 2- 3

9 Coronavirus (COVID-19): impact of school building closures – Equity Audit pp. 63-66

10 Coronavirus (COVID-19): impact on equality (research) – (

11 COVID-19: Children, Young People and Families Evidence Dec 2020 p 3

12 Aberlour Response to the Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee Inquiry: Vulnerable Children During the Coronavirus Outbreak May 2020 p 2

13 See for example: Scotland's Wellbeing: The Impact of COVID-19,;

14, Coronavirus and the social impacts on Great Britain, How Are Mothers and Fathers Balancing Work and Family under Lockdown?




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