Scotland: IMPORTANT UPDATE about childcare following the First Minister’s statement. From Boxing Day, childminders can open to all children and should operate in accordance with Level 4 guidance (Level 3 in Island authorities).

Nurseries and all other childcare providers across Scotland should only open to key worker and vulnerable children from Boxing Day until at least 18 Jan. Further information and guidance will be published ASAP.

Until Boxing Day, childcare providers including childminders should continue to follow the guidance for your local authority level.

Source: Scot Gov Childcare