Supporting Your Child At Home

There are many ways to support your child in their learning at home.  Here are some websites that you might find useful and lists of books that may be a good starting point for supporting your child’s interest in reading.

Oxford Owl – support for Literacy and Maths

Sumdog – Literacy and Maths


Active Reading Leaflet

Literacy ICT Games

BBC Key Stage 1 Literacy

Topmarks English games

BBC Key Stage 2 English

Spelling City (also an app)

The City of Edinburgh Library Service has an extensive range of reading materials inlcuding books to download and audio books.

City of Edinburgh Library Service

P1 Suggested Books

Recommended Books for P2

Recommended books for P3

Recommended books for P4

Recommended books for P5

Recommended Books for P6

Recommended Books for P7


Click on the following links for information about the mental maths strategies currently taught from Primary 1 to Primary 7 and some hints and tips as to how you can support your child in maths at home.

Mental Maths Booklet

Supporting Maths at Home

SEAL Handout for Parents

Maths Websites

Cool Maths Games site

Topmarks Website

Maths ICT Games


Personal Learning Planning

Please find our policy below, a list of the dates when Learning Journals are available and a copy of our wider achievement slip.  The slip should be filled out at home and returned to school.

Personal Learning Planning at Dalmeny

Opportunities to Share LJ 2019-20

Wider achievement slip updated 2015