Students taking art, music, modern languages, design and manufacture and rural skills amongst those likely to return
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said a phased return could begin from Monday, February 22, subject to official confirmation.
Unrepentant Highland councillors have hit back at an audit that blamed them for the early departure of a consultant costing £936 a day at their door.
Kids can enjoy more Gaelic programmes
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.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross says 'these sacrifices will save lives'
'We have many young people who are anxious and worried about close family members contracting the virus'
Pupils in the Highlands entitled to free school meals are set to receive food support in holiday periods through to Easter 2021.
Changes to arrangements for school exams have been welcomed by the Highland education authority.
All high schools in the region had instances of grades being lowered with Grantown Grammar School's results being hit hard
A smiddy capturing its workings in the 1920s will be opening later this week
The cash to be delivered over next two years will go directly on hiring staff to support education through the pandemic
'I would like to congratulate each of our new headteachers on their appointments'