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Additional Support for Home Learning

Dear Parent/Carer

We continue to support our young people online.

Our Support for Learning Teachers and Pupil Support Assistants are working online with individual learners and/or classes as appropriate to provide daily support and to answer queries.  If you have any questions or concerns about your child and their additional support for learning needs whilst learning at home, please contact our Support for Learning Leader: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Support for Learning Team  

Here are links to online resources you may find useful:

Link to a range of Literacy, Numeracy and Health & Wellbeing resources

https://www.scottishautism.org/sites/default/files/1._education_resources.pdfhttps://www.scottishautism.org/sites/default/files/1._education_resources.pdf

Dyslexia

  • Did you know that Dyslexia Scotland is Scotland's national charity for children and adults with dyslexia and those who support them? They have produced a leaflet with some information for parents.   You can also visit their website:  https://www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk/https://www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk/

AudibleAudible is an excellent resource if your child finds it helpful to listen to stories rather than reading for the daily activity. A lot of the stories are free whilst schools are closed due to Covid-19.

Barrington Stoke have produced a booklet for parents and carers at home to help dyslexic children learn. You can find it here: https://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/BS-Home-Help-pack_FINAL.pdfhttps://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/BS-Home-Help-pack_FINAL.pdf

Autism

Please see the links below for information, advice and guidance.

Health & Wellbeing

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/

https://www.parentclub.scot/topics/coronavirus/supporting-your-teen?age=0https://www.parentclub.scot/topics/coronavirus/supporting-your-teen?age=0

https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-at-home/covid19/supporting-children-with-additional-support-needs/https://education.gov.scot/parentzone/learning-at-home/covid19/supporting-children-with-additional-support-needs/

http://boroughmuirhighschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/ParentsSupportingTeenagerswithPoorMentalHealthJB-3.pdfhttp://boroughmuirhighschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/ParentsSupportingTeenagerswithPoorMentalHealthJB-3.pdf

Support for curriculum subjects

BBC Bitesize has a whole host of subject resources for those studying second level (Some S1 & S2 students) third and fourth level work (most S1-S3 pupils) and those studying National 4, National 5 and Higher (S4-S6 pupils) They have notes on topics, revision aids, clips to watch and quiz questions to check your learning.  

Twinkl is a website with resources for all BGE pupils (that is P1 up to S3). you can sign up here for some free resources  www.twinkl.co.ukwww.twinkl.co.uk

Oak Academy is an education-based site offering lessons covering a variety of topics within the English curriculum.  Dipping into some lessons may be helpful for our students.

English as an Additional Language – EAL

  • https://tynecastlehighschool.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/BME-Support-Services.pdfhttps://tynecastlehighschool.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/BME-Support-Services.pdf
  • Home learning ideas for EAL learners and familiesHome learning ideas for EAL learners and families
  • EAL Journal.orgEAL Journal.org – with links to lots of resources for teachers and pupils
  • City of Edinburgh Council Interpretation Services – 0131 242 8181This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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