School and nursery update

Weekly information is now being published on COVID-19 cases connected to nurseries and schools in Fife. These updates list where a case has occurred in pupils or staff who are attending the school, and where five or more school contacts have been required to isolate after contact tracing has taken place. Where less than five potential contacts have been identified, these cases will not be included for reasons of pupil/ staff confidentiality.

From Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021, five or more individuals at the following schools were required to isolate after contact with a positive case. 

  • Balwearie High School - Kirkcaldy
  • Beath High School - Cowdenbeath
  • Bell Baxter High School - Cupar
  • Burntisland Primary School
  • Dunfermline High School
  • Gallatown Nursery - Kirkcaldy
  • Glenwood High School - Glenrothes
  • King's Road Primary School - Rosyth
  • Kirkcaldy High School
  • Kirkcaldy North Primary School & Nursery
  • Mountfleurie Nursery - Leven
  • Queen Anne High School - Dunfermline
  • Rosslyn School - Kirkcaldy
  • Sinclairtown Primary School - Kirkcaldy
  • South Parks Nursery - Glenrothes
  • St Columba's RC High School - Dunfermline
  • Touch Primary School - Dunfermline
  • Warout Primary School - Glenrothes
  • Woodmill High School – Dunfermline

We are aware of an increase in COVID-19 cases in the Kirkcaldy area, including instances of the new B.1.617 variant first identified in India. People in the local area are being urged to get tested at one of the drop-in testing venues in Kirkcaldy. Details of these are available at:

There are a number of useful resources available for parents in Fife, with information on how best to reduce the chances of your family contracting the virus and what you should do if someone in the household develops symptoms. These can be accessed at:

Furthermore, Fife Council has made a comprehensive list of questions and answers available for parents and carers at: