Early learning and childcare (ELC) services

This guidance is for the early learning and childcare (ELC) sector, and aims to help settings operate safely during coronavirus.

It applies to all providers of registered day care of children’s services who provide care to children under primary school age, including:

  • nurseries
  • playgroups
  • family centres
  • creches

It also applies to fully outdoor services for children aged 5 and under.

Scottish Government Guidance