Website links

Learning websites

Pupils can access lots of learning activities through GLOW. All pupils have their log in and password. Please contact your school if you do not have these.


The Parentzone – learning at home  website provides links to supporting learning across a large number of curricular areas. – learning zones for learners and parents  – home learning site for staff, pupils and parents to use with daily challenges, ideas, useful sites and apps.  – BBC programmes to support learning


Math and numeracy


Shetland Library online reading and reference

RB Digital – online books, audiobooks, comics, magazines and newspapers

You need to be a library member to use RB Digital, and the page includes information on how to join or get a reminder of your membership number.

The page also links to lists of eBooks and eAudiobooks with multi-user licenses – this may be of interest for groups or classes all reading the same book.

We can try to source new stock for our eBook sites on request.

The page includes a few links to other free eBooks such as the Nosey Crow eBook about coronavirus for children.

Online reference

This site includes online dictionaries and encyclopedias, including Encyclopaedia Britannia for three different age groups. It also includes a practice site for the driving theory test. You need your library membership number to access most of these sites.

Local history for young people

Information sheets prepared by school library staff – age-appropriate information on some themes of Shetland’s history.


Shetland’s primary pupils can now enjoy a whole range of fun, educational activities online – all themed around Shetland seafood and its heritage.  See

Other websites:


More games like these can be found on the Scratch website

Family Activities

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Digital Escape Room: