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Parent and Carer Guide to Exams 

This can be a daunting time for parents and carers as well. The learners are not the only ones going through the worries about exams. It is often hard to know what to do for the best. This section of the website is designed to give you some information about the exams this year and also to give you some hints and tips about revision and also supporting your childs wellbeing throughout the next few months. 

The SQA has a dedicated site for parents and carers about the Exams this year and it can be accessed here: 

Information for Parents and Carers - SQA

Revision and Learning 

We have all been there and remember what it was like to revise for tests and exams. Learning needs the right conditions and support to help it happen.

There are loads of hints and tips out there about how to revise. We have pulled together some information for you: 

SQA Study Tips

Dyslexia Scotland - Study Tips

Education Scotland - Study Tips

BBC Scotland Study Skills

Wellbeing and Support 

There are a wide variety of websites and sources of information out there. You can always talk to your child's Pupil Support Teacher in the first instance, but we have tried to pull together some sources of information that we hope you might find useful. 

Young Minds - Parent Support

Connect Scotland - Supporting Mental Health