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Useful Websites for Parents

National policies, information and guidance can be accessed through the following sites:

Information on Scottish Education

Some information on Health issues and advice.

Information on children,young people and families.

Children (Scotland) Act 1995

Standards in Scotland’s Schools (Scotland) Act 2000

Education Scotland’s Communication Toolkit for engaging with parents

 Communication and self-assessment information

Information on choosing a school and the placing request system

Parental responsibilities with regard to children’s attendance at school 

Guidance on the act for education authorities, Parent Councils and others

Parentzone provide information and resource for parents and Parent Councils

 Guidance on the identification, planning and provision of support in learning. 

 Provides guidance and advice about culture and ethos 

Health and wellbeing guidance on healthy living for local authorities and schools 

Building Curriculum for Excellence Through Positive Behaviour and Relationships 

Scottish Catholic Education Service’s resource

Information about how the curriculum is structured and curriculum planning 

Information about the outcomes a learner can expect to experience and achieve across literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing, as well as the 8 curricular areas 

Advice, practice and resources to support the experiences and outcomes on literary, numeracy and health and wellbeing 

Broad General Education in the Secondary School – A Guide for Parents and Carers

Information on the Senior Phase 

Information on Skills for learning, life and work 

Information around the Scottish Government’s ‘Opportunities for All’ programme 

Information for organisations responsible for the planning, management and delivery of career information, advice and guidance services 

The Skills Development Scotland website ‘My World of Work’ offers a number of tools to support career planning

Building the Curriculum 5: a framework for assessment provides guidance around the assessment framework 

Information about Curriculum for Excellence levels and how progress is assessed 

Curriculum for Excellence factfile - Assessment and qualifications

Information on recognising achievement, reporting and profiling 

Provides information on the transitions children and young people will face throughout their education and beyond 

Career Information, Advice and Guidance in Scotland 

Choices and changes provides information about choices made at various stages of learning 

Provides links to relevant legislation and guidance, including the arrangements that should be in place to support pupils with additional support needs

Includes specific requirements on education authorities and others under the new legislation in relation to transition 

Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning 

Parenting Across Scotland offers support to children and families in Scotland 

Provides links to relevant legislation and guidance, including the arrangements that should be in place to support pupils with additional support needs

Information about the universal entitlement to support that underpins Curriculum for Excellence 

 Provides statutory guidance relating to the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 as amended 

Essential reading for anyone involved or working with children and young people, including practitioners working in adult services with parents and carers

 Provides a range of school information, including contact details, school roll, facilities, website, inspection reports

Education Scotland’s Inspection and review page provides information on the inspection process 

The Scottish Survey of Literacy and Numeracy (SSLN) is an annual sample survey which will monitor national performance in literacy and numeracy 

Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) /

Scottish Qualifications Authority 

Information about youth awards in Scotland

Information on how to access statistics relating to School Education