Find useful news for parents and carers.

The Bongles and The Crafty Crows - Free new book

A new book has been launched in partnership with Cyber Scotland, Cyber Aware, Scottish Book Trust and Education Scotland.

Apprenticeships and Additional Support Needs webinar - Thursday 7th September 2023, 6:30-7:30 pm

Register for a free webinar aimed at providing parents, carers and individuals with information on the support available for those with Additional Support.

Supporting learners with Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) results

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) are providing a results helpline for dedicated results support.

Glasgow Science Festival 2023: Glasgow’s Looking Forward

Discover the research that’s shaping our future with a packed programme of 100+ events for all ages.

Developing the Young Workforce – Apprenticeship Showcase – 6th-10th March 2023

Find out about events for Scottish Apprenticeship week.

I am a Digital Explorer: family learning resource

'I am a Digital Explorer' is one of four learning resources helping families to engage in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) activities using the world around them.

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) Booklet for parents, carers and family members

The UNCRC Rights of the Child Booklet is now available on the Parent Club website.

Scottish Apprenticeships – overview for parents and carers

Sign up to the national webinar on Thursday 19 January 2023 to hear about Foundation, Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships.

Yoyo and The Little Auk - In case you missed it!

There's still time to watch the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s amazing film for nursery - P3 children (ages 3-6).

Consultation on School Admissions Appeals

The Scottish Government wants to know what parents, children and young people think about plans to change who is responsible for holding School Admission Appeals.

Autumn update on Gaelic Medium Education 2022

Read the latest newsletter from Comann nam Pàrant, the national organisation that supports parents who choose GME for their children.

Update on Gaelic Medium Education 2022

Read the latest newsletter from Comann nam Pàrant, the national organisation that supports parents who choose GME for their children.

National Numeracy Day – Wednesday 18 May 2022

The focus of this year's National Numeracy Day is 'supporting children’s numeracy, managing money and numeracy for work'.

Keeping your child safe in the water

Be aware of the dangers that water can pose.

National eLearning Offer (NeLO) – Information for parents

The National e-Learning Offer (NeLO) has been created entirely by Scottish educators. NeLO offers something for all learners across early years, primary and secondary.

Consultation on Caerus

A new online platform for school-aged childcare and out of school clubs in Scotland.

Parenting Teenagers – new Digital Hub

Useful tips and advice to help parents to better understand their teen’s emotions or feelings and how to be there for them.

Consultation – Online Learning – closing date Friday 25 February 2022

Education Scotland want to know how to make Glow, a digital platform some children use at school, better for the people who use it.

12 Films of Christmas – Film literacy activities for children and families

As the festive season is fast approaching why not indulge your children and your family in some Christmas films?

Foundation Apprenticeships – A session for parents and carers – Tuesday 14th December at 7:00 pm

Skills Development Scotland and the National Parent Forum of Scotland are holding a session for parents and carers.

Introduction to the Equality and Equity Toolkit – Free online sessions

Choose from 4 online sessions introducing the Equality and Equity Toolkit.

Resources for children with Additional Support Needs

Children in Scotland is looking for parents and carers of children with additional support needs to contribute to their resources by recording some short videos.

British Deaf Association Deaf Roots and Pride Workshop for Parents

This workshop, on 14 September 2021 from 6:30-8:30 pm, is for parents of Deaf young people aged 14-25.

Work experience and leadership programme for young musicians and creatives 2021/22 – Applications now open

Applications are now open for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra's (RSNO) work experience and leadership programme - Young Creatives.

Deaf Roots and Pride Watersports Day - Wednesday 4th August 2021

Book now for an afternoon of kayaking for beginners with DRP Scotland.

Summer Activities and Fun - #GetIntoSummer

Parent Club activities for all the family.

Get SET to enjoy tennis at home with Judy Murray

Visit Education Scotland’s latest ‘Tennis at Home’ resource with Judy Murray

Free Summer Camp for children and families July - August 2021

Join the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s (RSNO) on their summer music camp for children and families of all ages.

National Qualification results

Resources and support to help you and your child prepare for the next steps.

Summer safety webinar

An opportunity to ask questions about keeping your children and young people safe over the summer.

Parent Club ‘Get into Summer’ campaign

There are lots of activities on across Scotland this summer to help families make the most of the holidays.

How parents organise work and childcare - Project

The University of Lincoln is working on a project to look at ‘How parents organise work and childcare’.

Survey - Scotland’s Biggest Parents Event (2021)

Developing the Young Workforce are keen to hear from parents about what information sessions they would like to see during Scotland's Biggest Parents Event (2021).

Building Bridges – Support for Deaf young people aged 8-18 with transitions

Deaf Roots and Pride Scotland and Northern Ireland is working with Real Arts Workshops to deliver an exciting series of 3 online art workshops - 'Building Bridges'. 

National Numeracy Day – Wednesday 19 May 2021

Activities for National Numeracy Day 2021.

Learners with Complex Additional Support Needs: Resources and guidance

A bank of resources to help parents support children with complex additional support needs.

Update on Gaelic Medium Education

Read the latest newsletter from Comann nam Pàrant, the national organisation that supports parents who choose GME for their children.

National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher Learner booklet

Following feedback from learners, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has created a booklet to explain ‘What you need to know for 2021: National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher’.

Read, Write, Count (RWC) Activities for Families

Support for parents and families to read together and take part in fun creative activities focused on this year’s Primary 3 book bags.

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Appeals Consultation – Closing soon

The Scottish Qualifications Authority have now launched a consultation on the 2021 appeals process.

Question and answer session with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) for parents

The National Parent Forum of Scotland are hosting a question & answer session with the Scottish Qualifications Authority for parents.

Webinar for parents - S4, S5 and S6 learners returning to schools

The National Parent Forum of Scotland and Public Health Scotland are hosting 3 webinars for parents. This second webinar will focus on the return to school for children in S4, S5 and S6 and what it means for parents and learners.

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) parent and learner blogs

The SQA have created a blog space on their website for parent and learner messages. 

Webinar for parents - Helping your child with S2/S3 subject choices

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is offering parents an opportunity to find out more about how they can help their child make their S2/S3 subject choices and access a wide range of (SDS) support.

Foundation, Modern or Graduate Apprenticeships for Deaf Young People aged 16-29

Advice for young people who are deaf who want to apply for apprenticeship schemes.

Complex Additional Support Needs – Resources for learning at home and guidance for parents

New learning at home resources and support is available for parents of children with complex additional support needs.

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) – Parent Surveys

SQA would like to hear the opinions of parents and carers on a range of issues.

British Sign Language (BSL) online blethers

The British Deaf Association (BDA) have received funding from the Scottish Government to host live weekly online chats during the winter months.