Scottish Attainment Challenge focuses on improving literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing among primary and secondary school children. It also supports and complements the broader range of initiatives and programmes to ensure that all of Scotland’s children and young people reach their full potential.
There are a range of approaches within the Scottish Attainment Challenge that can be used to suit the different needs of learners, schools and local areas. These include:
All schools can access help from their Attainment Advisor and advice from the online ‘hub’.
Extra money is available to council areas and schools in areas of greatest deprivation. These are called Challenge Authorities and Challenge Schools. Since 2017-18, 95% of schools in Scotland receive an allocation of Pupil Equity Funding.
Your child’s teacher will have additional resources that they can use to help your child achieve their potential at school.
You can help your child by encouraging them and talking to them about what they are learning. The
Read, Write, Count website has lots of good ideas to help you give your child a great start in life.
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