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Working Paper: Covid-19 Mitigation Measures Among Children and Young People

Published: 22 Jan 2021

Summary of Scottish evidence on the COVID-19 mitigation measures aimed at children and young people

Working Paper: Covid-19 Mitigation Measures Among Children and Young People
Footnotes

Footnotes

1. Coronavirus (Covid-19): Advisory Sub-Group on Education and Children's Issues - evidence on children, schools, early learning and childcare settings and transmission from Covid-19 - summary report

2. Covid-19 infections among school pupils in Scotland: Summary Statistics, August to October 2020

3. COVID-19 Education Recovery Group: children and young people infographic - gov.scot (www.gov.scot) This paper includes data up the briefing of 10 December 2020.

4. Lockdown Lowdown: A survey of young people in Scotland about their 'new normal' lives as lockdown restrictions change

5. CAHSS funds nine innovative COVID-19 knowledge-exchange projects

6. The survey is conducted online via YouGov, interviewing c.1000 adults 18+ across Scotland each week. Fieldwork dates are as shown, although a small number of interviews usually take place on the morning of the following day. YouGov apply weighting to the data to match the population profile to adjust for any over/under representations and to maximise consistency from wave to wave.

7. 24-25 November: in Levels 2-4 ''must not meet people from any other households socially, unless in your extended household', in Level 1 6 people/2 households (children don't count to number of people); 10-11 November and before 'must not meet people from any other households socially, unless in your extended household'

8. 24-25 November: in Levels 1-3 'can meet in a group of maximum 6 people from maximum 2 households – and children under 12 don't count to the total number of people but do count to the number of households', in Level 4 hospitality not open; 10-11 November and before 'can meet in a group of maximum 6 people from maximum 2 households – and children under 12 don't count to the total number of people but do count to the number of households'

9. 24-25 November: in Levels 2-4 'can meet in a group of maximum 6 people from maximum 2 households – and children under 12 don't count to the total number of people or to the total number of households', in Level 1 can meet more than 6 people from 2 households; 10-11 November and before 'can meet in a group of maximum 6 people from maximum 2 households – and children under 12 don't count to the total number of people or to the total number of households'

10. 24-25 November: In Level 2-4 'must not meet people from any other households socially, unless in your extended household', In Level 1 'can meet in a groups of no more than six people aged 12 or over from 2 households'; 10-11 November and before 'must not meet people from any other households socially, unless in your extended household'

11. 24-25 November: In Level 1-3 'can meet up in a group of maximum 6 people aged 12 or over from 2 households maximum at a time', in Level 4 hospitality not open; 10-11 November and before 'can meet up in a group of maximum 6 people aged 12 or over from 2 households maximum at a time'

12. 'can meet up in a group of no more than 6 people aged 0-17 from 6 households maximum at a time'

13. As noted above, this was an open survey, and is not representative of young people in Scotland

14. Lockdown Lowdown: the Voices of Seldom Heard groups

15. Sample size 222

16. Samples sizes: parents with secondary school children: 84; parents with children using school transport 94

17. Weekly Poll – COVID-19: Face Coverings in Schools (Week Beginning 31 August)

18. Insight gathering research, JRS, 21 August 2020

19. Wording changed from 'have been adapting' to 'currently adapting' from 27-28 Oct

20. Sample size 79

21. Sample size 210

22. Samples size 159

23. Sample size 103

24. Please note this research was carried out before face coverings were mandatory in class rooms for senior face pupils.

25. Samples sizes: parents with secondary school children: 84; parents with children using school transport 94

26. Sample size 84

27. Sample size 85

28. COVID-19 Early Years Resilience and Impact Survey (CEYRIS) Report 2 Play and learning, outdoors and social interactions


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