Useful Links (Parents)

Useful links for parents

Supporting your child to develop their study skills

The National Parent Forum of Scotland would like to draw your attention to their guides to support parents/carers and advise learners how to supplement their learning and revision in class and at home.

We recommend that you look at these useful resources by logging on to:

Click on the ‘For Learners’ tab at the top of the homepage to access the four following support guides:

  • Nationals in a Nutshell
  • Revision in a Nutshell
  • Highers in a Nutshell
  • New Higher Revision guides


SCHOLAR – National 5/ Higher/ Advanced Higher Study Support

Heriot Watt University provides extensive online, independent learning resources to supplement/complement many National courses. You can get more information about the Scholar resources by following the links below.

Scholar Parent Info Sept 2015

Scholar Subject and Levels 6 Sept 2015


Useful SQA Links

To access the section of the SQA’s website which is aimed at parents & carers, click here.

To view/download the SQA’s “Guide for Parents & Carers to the new National Qualifications”, click here.


All pupils sitting National Qualifications in 2016 should by now have received two booklets produced by SQA, and issued during PSE classes. These booklets can also be accessed electronically via the links below.

1.  Your Exams 2016 (not yet updated for 2017 diet)    Download this booklet here

2.  MySQA 2016 – Student Information Leaflet (not yet updated for 2017 diet)   Download this leaflet here