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Links for Parents

Here you will find useful links to external sites. Please note that Elmvale Primary and Nursery Class is not responsible for the content of these sites.


Try Being Me - NR's Interactive Dyslexia Experience - BBC Newsround
Reading Difficulties - Misunderstood Minds
Z-type - Phoboslab
Free Memory Games Online for Adults - Memozor


Additional Support for Learning

 Network News for Additional Support for Learning. (Nov 2014)

Additional Support for Learning newsletter (Oct 2014)


For Siblings of Disabled Children - Young Sibs
Support your Child's Education - BBC

Enquire - National advice service in Scotland

Engage for Education
Parenting Across Scotland

Curriculum for Excellence

BBC Schools

Education Scotland

National Literacy Trust
 If you are a parent or carer, you may find the following links useful to help your child at home:

Health & Wellbeing
Healthy Eating - Children's Food Trust
Get Net Wise website
Think U Know
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
Hand Hygiene
Head Lice Information
Healthy Kids website
Health Promoting Schools
Healthy Eating - Phunky Foods


Literacy & English
Achuka - Browse through a selection of library of books. You then may wish to buy your books online or in a bookshop. 

Book Trust  Section on reading with children.
Love Reading for Schools   Suggested book lists (password TPS)        
Oxford Owl Practical advice to help support your child’s reading development. 
Stories from the web  Family membership cost required.

Ten Tips on Hearing your Child Read - Top Marks

Book Reviews for 5 to 11 - Parents in Touch    
Visit popular author's websites


Numeracy & Mathematics
Oswego - Bank of fun online maths games
Online Maths Games
Crickweb - Primary Interactive Maths Games
BBC Maths Games
Maths Activities
Kidszone Dare to Compare Games
Nrich Maths Activities