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Government & Service Information      Disability Support
General Resources   Online Safety Advice
Subjects - Science   Subjects - ICT
Subjects - Literacy   Subjects - Music
Subjects - Maths    


Government & Service Information

Link to news and updates on our Facebook Page.

   Link to live updates and news on our Twitter feed.











Glasgow City Council: Home Page

Information from Glasgow City Council

GCC Education Maintenance Allowance

Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is a weekly allowance paid to help young people in education beyond the statutory school leaving age of 16. 

Link to the EMA Guidance Document


Grants & Allowances

Follow this link for more information on

  • Clothing Grants
  • Free School Meals
  • Scottish Child Payments

Glasgow Schools and Learning

Central information on all Glasgow schools, policies, allowances and procedures. More specific links are listed below.

Glasgow School Holidays

Free School Transport

Information on Criteria and Application for Free School Transport

Additional Support Needs

Information on Additional Support Needs, Inclusion and Nurture

Policies and Documents (PDF)

The GCC overarching policy on Anti-Bullying

Equal Opportunities and Social Inclusion

     Link to Scottish Qualification Authority

Link to UK Parliament

All about the UK Parliament.

Disability Support

   Link to Scottish Autism

   Link to National Autistic Society

   Link to Enable Scotland

   Link to SEN-ICT

Use ICT to support the learning of people of all ages with a range of additional support needs

   Link to Citizens Advice Scotland

For advice on utilities, bill, debt, housing and more.

General Resources

   Link to BBC Schools (Bitesize)

Revision Site and Learning Resources for Home and School

   Link to Newsround

BBC's news for children

   Link to Skillswise

English & Maths – all ages. Good Games.

   Link to Children’s University

A very extensive site with lots of information and resources

   Link to PBS Kids

Fun Games and info for younger kids

   Link to PBS Kids - Video

Fun videos, adventures, and stories for younger kids

   Link to PBS Kids - Games

Fun safe games for younger kids

   Link to Crickweb

Free online educational resources and games

   Link to Makaton

Learn how to use Makaton to sign and communicate with others.

   Link to Book Units Teacher

Ideas, resources and help for a number of subjects including: Literacy, History and Maths.

Online Safety Advice

   Link to CEOP

(Child Exploitation and Online Protection) CEOP. Run by the UK National Crime Agency. For information, advice and reporting online abuse.

   Link to ThinkYouKnow

CEOP education program for professionals, parents, carers, and young people. For useful links and resources.

   Link to NSPCC

Advice on how to talk to children about online safety.

   Link to Childnet

Help professionals, parents, carers, and young people make the Internet a safer place. Useful links and resources.

   Link to Digizen

Website about Digital Citizenship.

   Link to Netsmartz

Information, activities, and resources about online safety

   Link to Interland

Created by Google to provide information and learning on online safety in an interactive gaming experience.

   Link to Safer Internet

Helping children and young people stay safe online


   Link to Aye Mind

Activities to help support young people’s mental wellbeing.

   Link to Breathing Space

A confidential phoneline for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16, feeling low, anxious, or depressed.

   Link to YoungMinds

The UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health

Downloadable Documents:

PDF      Mental Health Resources          

WORD        Mental Health Resources

Subjects - Science

   Link to Zoom Earth

Up to date weather Satellite images of Earth

   Link to Worldwide Telescope

Various views of space through virtual telescopes.

   Link to Google Space Maps

Google Maps of space and our solar system

   Link to UK Safari

Photographs and information about the U.K.'s ‘minibeasts’ and other animals

   Link to STEM Glasgow

 STEM GLASGOW, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics resources for use in the classroom and at home.

   Link to Space Place

Run by NASA. Explore the solar system and beyond with a range of games and activities.

   Link to NASA Image and Video Library

Browse stunning and extensive images and video from NASA archives. From the Moon and galaxies, to Planets and Space Stations.

Subjects - ICT

   Link to SCRATCH

Introduction to programming. Play, download, and create using SCRATCH

Link to ICT Games

Free educational games created by an IT Teacher

Link to Make Beliefs Comix

Create your own comics online

   Link to Crazy4Computers

Free ICT activities, resources, information, exercises and more.


   Link to Gamenora

Link to a range of free and exciting games.

Subjects - Literacy

   Link to Rhymezone

Find numerous rhyming words from the Rhyming Dictionary

   Link to Wordle

Create your own word clouds. Fascinating for young and old.

   Link to Storyline Online

Online books and stories, read aloud and share.

Subjects - Music

   Link to Chrome Music Lab

Create your own music and songs with this interactive site.

Subjects - Maths

   Link to Sumdog

Maths and spelling practice. Adaptive learning and multiplayer games, aligned to the Curriculum for ages 5 to 14.

   Link to Cool Maths Games

Various Maths themed games

   Link to Additional Math Resources

More Math resources for use at home for pupils, parents and carers. 


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