Parents have been sent a letter from the council providing an update regarding the reopening of schools and early learning and childcare settings.
A NEW literacy tool which will help support teaching in the classroom and at home has been launched in the Highlands.
Nurseries and childcare settings are being urged to apply for Scottish Government funding to help children take part in outdoor learning.
PLANS are "already well under way" to make the Covid-enforced delayed return to school after Christmas was seamless as possible, the council has said.
More than 1000 local school children have enjoyed Christmas pantomimes online thanks to the generosity of Thurso Rotary.
The Scottish Government says it aims to have all children back in schools for face-to-face learning from January 18.
Miller Academy Primary School, Thurso, has been closed early for the Christmas holidays due to two new positive cases of Covid-19.
Primary children at Keiss and Bower have been making the most of technology to enjoy a series of festive activities.
Pupils from Wick High School donated charity cash totalling over £300 towards buying gifts for the local elderly and vulnerable people.
A number of local pupils have been told to self-isolate after cases of Covid-19 were confirmed at two Thurso schools.
It's all in a year’s work for the country's furthest north mainland book publisher, Crowvus.