Home Support

Below you can download our parent guides to help you support your child at home. At Hermitage Primary, we value home support and working together to help realise your child’s potential. We hope you find this practical advice useful.

Within this section we have included the government benchmarks appropriate to each level. Within these documents you can read all about the curriculum assessment measures we use across all subject areas.

There are also numeracy, reading and writing guides for each level of your child’s learning journey. As a general guide, the majority of children in each year group will be working on the following levels:

Benchmarks (Early Level)

Benchmarks (Early Level)

March 2017

Education Scotland: Early Level Benchmarks - All Curriculum Areas

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Numeracy Guide (Early Level)

Numeracy Guide (Early Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's numeracy journey through Early Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on writing approaches and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Reading Guide (Early Level)

Reading Guide (Early Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's reading journey through Early Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on writing approaches and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Writing Guide (Early Level)

Writing Guide (Early Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's writing journey through Early Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on writing approaches and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Benchmarks (First Level)

Benchmarks (First Level)

Education Scotland: First Level Benchmarks - All Curriculum Areas

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Numeracy Guide (First Level)

Numeracy Guide (First Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's numeracy journey through First Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on each numeracy area and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Reading Guide (First Level)

Reading Guide (First Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's reading journey through First Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on reading strategies and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Writing Guide (First Level)

Writing Guide (First Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's writing journey through First Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on writing approaches and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Benchmarks (Second Level)

Benchmarks (Second Level)

Education Scotland: Second Level Benchmarks - All Curriculum Areas

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Numeracy Guide (Second Level)

Numeracy Guide (Second Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's numeracy journey through Second Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on each numeracy area and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Reading Guide (Second Level)

Reading Guide (Second Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's reading journey through Second Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on reading strategies and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Writing Guide (Second Level)

Writing Guide (Second Level)

This is a practical guide on how you can support your child's writing journey through Second Level. You'll find useful hints and tips on writing approaches and links to external sites which can offer further advice and activities.

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Accelerated Reading

Accelerated Reading

Accelerated Reading Guides

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Accelerated Reading

Accelerated Reading

AR Parent Book Finder Guide

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Accelerated Reading Presentation

Accelerated Reading Presentation

21 November 2018

This is the presentation that Mrs Davis gave to parents/carers on the 21st November 2018.

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