Secondary schools in East Renfrewshire will reopen full-time as planned after the Easter holidays, it has been confirmed.

Pupils will no longer have to follow strict two-metre physical distancing rules when they return but must wear face coverings throughout the school.

Primary schools had already resumed full-time teaching before the holidays but a part-time blended learning system had been used in secondary schools.

First Minister Nicola Ms Sturgeon said "virtually all" secondary pupils would be back in the classroom after the holidays.

The only exception is for those in the shielding category.

Ms Sturgeon said: "When the Easter holidays end, virtually all pupils will return to school full-time, so secondary schools will go back to in-person, full-time learning.

"This, I know, will be a huge relief to many children and young people and, of course, to many parents and carers.

"By the end of April, we want to see children on the shielding list get back to school in person as well."