Parents’ Websites

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Scottish Child Law Centre Provides free legal advice for and about children 0131 668 4400 and

Enquire The Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. If you feel a child or young person needs extra help to get the most from their learning and are unsure what to do, Enquire has lots of practical advice and information about the education and additional support needs system in Scotland.  Enquire will explain how the system may relate to your situation and advise you on possible ways forward. 0845 123 2303

Parent Zone Education Scotland’s site to help parents, providing information on the Curriculum for Excellence, exams, resources for parents and information on schools

Your local council website This will have information about school holidays, school contact details, information about Additional Support for learning (including English as an Additional Language).

Your school website the majority of schools will have their own website, providing information on uniform, school hours, policies, the school handbook and how to get in touch with the parent council.


After School

My World of Work Skills Development Scotland’s website for young people to help them find out about future careers, prepare CVs, understand what qualifications are needed etc.


Support for Learning

BBC bitesize this has some great exercises to help your children revise and study for exams as well as fun, interactive games for children on areas like literacy and maths

Bookbug This is a project developed by the Scottish Book Trust to help children develop their literacy skills, there are events across Scotland in local libraries and free packs for children.

Glow This is the online community for Scottish schools, it requires a special log-in and will vary from area to area how this is used. Glow can be used at home and in school for children to complete homework, activities and communicate with their teacher.

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Help for Parents

ParentLine Scotland This is a national, confidential helpline providing advice and support to anyone caring for or concerned about a child.

0800 28 22 33

One parent families One Parent Families Scotland provides help to all lone parent families; mums, dads, young parents and kinship carers. 0808 801 0323

Parent Network Scotland provides courses to support you develop your own ability to bring up confident, happy and co-operative children.

0141 948 0022


Parent Councils

Scottish Parent Teacher Council SPTC provides help, information and support to parents and carers who want to be involved in their child’s education. This includes a helpline for Parent Councils and PTAs and training. 0131 474 6199

Respect me Provides help and training on dealing with issues of bullying, including within schools

LGBT Youth Scotland Provides help and support for young people who may identify themselves as LGBT as well as advice for schools and groups on how best to support young people and create a safe and inclusive atmosphere


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