West Lothian Council has closed one of it schools following  an outbreak of Covid-19

A school for children with additional support needs(ASN) has been closed for a week due to a number of coronavirus cases.

By Stuart Sommerville
Thursday, 26th November 2020, 1:28 pm
Closed by Covid-19: Ogilvie Campus in Livingston
Closed by Covid-19: Ogilvie Campus in Livingston

The Ogilvie Campus for children in Livingston will be shut until 1 December after cases were detected with staff asked by education chiefs to isolate and children told to stay at home.

Another ASN school, Cedarbank, has also reported cases as have high schools and primaries across the county. The schools affected are: Broxburn Academy; St Kentigern’s Academy, Blackburn; Whitburn Academy; Boghall Primary School, Bathgate; Croftmalloch Primary, Whitburn; East Calder Primary School ; Eastertoun Primary, Armadale; Our Lady of Lourdes, Blackburn; St Anthony’s Primary School, Armadale and Bathgate Early Years Centre.

A West Lothian Council spokesperson said: “Whilst a number of schools have been impacted by Covid-19 in the last week, this number is reducing and still only involves a small percentage of pupils.”

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Stuart Sommerville, Local Democracy Reporting Service

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