Study Support for Pupils
There are a number of resources available for supporting you with study at home and in school. Each department offers study support either after school or at lunchtime or both. This is shown in the timetable below:
There are a number of useful websites to help you with homework. Some of these are listed below. Subject departments also have a wide range of study resources and particular websites that they will recommend to you.
S1 – S3
1. BBC Bitesize has a well-established reputation for high quality revision and study materials. Most of these concentrate on exam preparation but new sections on Third and Fourth Level resources are being developed for all curriculum areas.
2. School A-Z is an Australian education website designed for parents which includes helpful tips on helping your child to become more effective in their home study: www.schoolatoz.nsw.edu.au/homework-and-study
1.The National Parent Forum for Scotland has recently developed an excellent set of “In A Nutshell” resources designed to support with preparation and revision for new national qualifications:
Nationals in a Nutshell: http://www.npfs.org.uk/nationals-in-a-nutshell/
Highers in a Nutshell: http://www.npfs.org.uk/highers-in-a-nutshell/
Revision in a Nutshell: http://www.npfs.org.uk/national-5-revision-in-a-nutshell/
2. Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA): the SQA is responsible for devising and developing qualifications in Scotland. Within the ‘school learner’ tab there are new resources including a series of Study Guides as well as past papers.
Study Guides: http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/70986.html
Past Papers: http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/68910.html
3. BBC Bitesize has a well-established reputation for high quality revision and study materials:
National 4: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/zp3d7ty
National 5: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/z6gw2hv
4. School A-Z is an Australian education website designed for parents which includes helpful tips on helping your child to become more effective in their home study: www.schoolatoz.nsw.edu.au/homework-and-study