Enquire, the national advice service for additional support for learning, have now launched their new responsive website, meaning parents, carers and practitioners using mobiles or tablets can access the site more easily.
Using schools that would otherwise lie empty during the summer holidays to provide meals and activities for children has proved “overwhelmingly popular” amongst local families - with interest exceeding capacity by up to 60%.
The Scottish Government has advised that local authorities and health boards can still “start or continue” to nominate Named Persons for individual children, to be a single point of contact and responsible for coordinating their support.
Jackie Brock, Chief Executive of Children in Scotland, said: “The Supreme Court has found that the aim of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act is ‘unquestionably legitimate and benign’, and that it aims to promote and safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people.
Children in Scotland, as part of the End Child Poverty coalition, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcements to introduce a Child Poverty Bill, as well as the reappointment of Scottish Government’s poverty advisor, Naomi Eisenstadt.