Home Learning

The learning that takes place at home is just as important as the learning taking place in school.

Please see our Home Learning Framework for session 2023/2024

In addition to this below is a list of  websites which may be useful:

General Websites
At Balfron Primary School we use the Seesaw app to share learning with you at home and for pupils to share work with us.
The Stirling Council Primary Hub is full of resources which may be useful.
BBC Bitesize has a range of materials to support across Early, First and Second Levels.
Get a selection of e-books at Epic.  Your child may have a log-in provided by their class teacher, or sign up as a family.
Games to support Phonics.
Cranachan Publishing have released this wonderful free e-book full of poetry and prose about life in lockdown.
Need help finding more books, this website will help you to find books appropriate to your childs’ personal reading.
A variety of literacy games to support learning.


Do you need some help understanding new concepts? Count on us has videos and resources to support you.
Virtual Manipulatives
Free to use browser-based manipulatives. Virtual Manipulatives are a great way to enhance at-home learning. Simply drag the manipulatives into position to see math concepts come alive!
Cambridge University backed NRICH website publishes thousands of free resources designed to challenge, inspire and engage ages 3 to 19. NRICH resources focus on problem-solving and take a low-threshold high-ceiling approach, building students’ confidence, mathematical reasoning, thinking skills and ability to take the initiative.
A variety of numeracy games to support learning.
www.snappymaths.com has been created by the First School Years team to provide mathematics worksheets, interactive activities and other resources specifically aimed at helping students learn number facts and improve their number and calculation skills.
Blockly Games to learn computer programming skills.
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
CREST Star and SuperStar challenges relate to everyday experiences. The activities are designed to be easy-to-run and low-cost. You don’t need to be a teacher, have a science background or have access to specialist equipment to run them.
Explore National Geographic Kids Primary Resources!


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