Last Updated: Friday, March 26, 2021

A balance of live learning and independent activity

What is this?

The following examples of practice have been gathered from schools as part of the national overview. They focus on the entitlement of children and young people to a balance of live learning and independent activity.

Who is this for?

All practitioners.

5. A balance of live learning and independent activity

Examples from national overviews of practice

Muiredge Primary School in South Lanarkshire share their remote learning journey which led to the right balance of live learning and independent activity for their school.

PowerPoint presentation: Muiredge Primary School, South Lanarkshire (562 KB)

Children at Insch Primary in Aberdeenshire benefit from a planned approach to ensure a balance of live learning and independent activity.

PowerPoint presentation: Balance of live and independent learning, Insch Primary School -Aberdeenshire (350 KB)

The case study from Cunningsburgh Primary School, Shetland Islands Council explores how listening to parents and children increases motivation and engagement.

PowerPoint presentation: Balance of live and independent learning, Cunningsburgh Primary Shetland Council (107 KB)

Bonnyrigg Primary in Midlothian have shared a range of examples of remote learning from across the school.

PowerPoint presentation: Bonnyrigg Primary, Midlothian (large file 4.4 MB)

Sandhead and Drummore Primary Schools in Dumfries and Galloway share their work with virtual nature schools.

PowerPoint presentation: Sandhead and Drummore Primary Schools, Dumfries and Galloway (2.9 MB)