Family Learning

Family learning  at Whinhill encourages our families to learn together. Our family learning activities are also designed to enable parents to learn how to support their children’s learning.

Parentzone Scotland is a useful website with many guides to supporting your child at home. ParentZone

Useful links for parents:

BBC – Bitesize – First Level – Mathematics – Fun activities to help children at 1st Level in Scotland learn more about Mathematics.

BBC – Bitesize – Second Level – Mathematics – See how knowing about sums, averages, shapes, graphs and measurements can help with many tasks.

Read, Write, Count – Tips, ideas and activities for you and your children to read, write and count together and promote home school partnerships.

Scottish Book Trust – First Minister’s Reading Challenge – Explore a range of books and develop a love of reading.

Play Talk Read – Health and brain development by offering advice and ideas for interacting with very young children.

Scottish Book Trust – Blog for parents – Link to a blog for parents from the Scottish Book Trust.

Making Maths Count – This report encourages greater enthusiasm for maths amongst children and parents.

Let’s read them a story: The parent factor in education – A downloadable e-book with practical suggestions on how you can help your child develop a positive attitude to reading.

Fun to Save – This website is designed to be fun and allow children to learn about money and ways to save.


Our School Values: Confidence, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Kindness

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