Distance Learning

In this section of our website we aim to provide support and guidance to our families when continuing learning at home.  We will  update this section with videos, documents and relevant website links and resources which may be helpful.

Home Learning – A Guide for Families.doc – here you will find practical tips and advice about learning at home with your child.

Using Glow Tools at Home  – a useful guide to using Glow Tools and what to do if you forget or lose your Glow password.

How to use Google Classroom

This video, created by colleagues at St. John’s Primary,  guides you through the basic functions of Google Classroom.

Google Classroom Pupil Helpsheet – how to access your Google Classroom, find your tasks and then how to submit them to your teacher.

Explaining Coronavirus

Some resources which may be useful when having a conversation about Coronavirus with your child.  Children will be interested in what is going on around them and will normalise Coronavirus through their play. This is their way of making sense of what is going on and  is completely normal.  Keeping children informed in an age appropriate way will help alleviate anxieties.

Explaining Coronavirus  – a social story about Coronavirus and ways to stay healthy.

Useful Websites and Resources

Reading with your Child  – a guide for parents and carers which outlines strategies to use before, during and after reading a book with your child.

Williamwood High School Cluster Common Language and Methodology in Numeracy and Mathematics. A guide for parents to support learning at home:

Early Level

First Level

Second Level

Third Level

Parent Club contains age appropriate ideas and resources for learning as well as useful advice on supporting the health and wellbeing of your child. https://www.parentclub.scot/

Useful Websites and Resources – This list of websites might be useful as you engage in home learning across the curriculum. These websites have been recommended to us by others who have found them useful. s.

Supporting Learners with ASN– We have added a page in the Meeting Learners’ Needs section of the website with a list of resources and websites which may be helpful when supporting a child with ASN through this period of change.


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