Learning at home in lockdown

Supporting our children’s learning at home is a struggle for many families. It’s important that we don’t put ourselves, or our children, under too much pressure and no one expects parents and carers to replace the role of a classroom teacher. Many of us will be juggling working from home, childcare and supporting our children’s […]

Blended Learning Nutshell

This Nutshell explains, generally, how blended learning will work if it’s required in Scottish schools. There may be some instances when all children can’t go to their school or early learning and childcare (ELC) setting because it’s not safe (for example because of local lockdown). If so, your child’s school or ELC setting will use […]

STEM in a Nutshell

This Nutshell explains what STEM is and why STEM skills are important. STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects give all young people important skills for their future lives and work. Employers are looking for young people with these skills, but there’s a big shortage. How we, as parents, talk about these subjects is very […]

Transitions for Armed Forces Families

This nutshell aims to help make the transition to Scotland as easy as possible. Moving around is a way of life for many Armed Forces families. It can often be exciting, but sometimes it can be difficult to find your feet in a new location. In this nutshell, you can learn: • How to find […]

N5 ESOL

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about N5 ESOL including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

N5 Design and Manufacture

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about N5 Design and Manufacture including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Additional Support for Learning in a Nutshell

Supporting Children’s Learning All children and young people in Scotland are entitled to help to get the most out of school Some children, for all sorts of different reasons, might need extra support during their education. This leaflet explains what additional support for learning is and how you can make sure your child gets the […]

N5 Hospitality: Practical Cookery

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Hospitality: Practical Cookery (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

N5 Media

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Media (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

National 3

A summary of the National 3 qualification.

National 2

A summary of the National 2 Qualification

National 1

A summary of the National 1 Qualification.

Higher Chemistry

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Chemistry including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Computer Science

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Computer Science including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Design and Manufacture

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Design and Manufacture including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Drama

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Drama including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Economics

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Economics including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Engineering Science

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Engineering Science including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher English

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher English including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher English for Speakers of Other Languages

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher English for Speakers of Other Languages including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Geography

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Geography including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Religious_Moral and Philosophical Studies

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Religious_Moral and Philosophical Studies including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Physical Education

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Physical Education including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Philosophy

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Philosophy including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Photography

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Photography including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Physics

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Physics including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Psychology

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Psychology including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Administration and IT

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Highers Administration and IT including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Art and Design

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Art and Design including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Biology

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Biology including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Business Management

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Business Management including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Graphic Communication

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Graphic Communication including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Health and Food Technology

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Health and Food Technology including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Music

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Music including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Music Technology

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Music Technology including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Accounting

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Accounting including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher History

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher History including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Human Biology

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Human Biology including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Mathematics

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Mathematics including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Media

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Media including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Modern Languages

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Modern Languages including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Higher Modern Studies

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Higher Modern Studies including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Career Conversations in a Nutshell

We know that talking to your child about their future career can be tricky. That’s why The National Parent Forum of Scotland has joined forces again with Skills Development Scotland to help parents and carers talk about career decisions with their children.

Drama (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Drama (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Mathematics (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Mathematics (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Classical Studies (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Classical Studies (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Computing Science (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Computing Science (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Engineering Science (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Engineering Science (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

English (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about English (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Environmental Science (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Environmental Science (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Fashion & Textile Technology (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Fashion & Textile Technology (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Gaidhlig (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Gaidhlig (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Gaelic (Learners) (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Gaelic (Learners) (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Geography (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Geography (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Graphic Communication (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Graphic Communication (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Administration & IT (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Administration & IT (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Health & Food Technology (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Health & Food Technology (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Art & Design (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Art & Design (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

History (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about History (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Biology (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Biology (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Latin (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Latin (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Business (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Business (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Care (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Care (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Chemistry (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Chemistry (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Health & Food Technology (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Health & Food Technology (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

History (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about History (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Graphic Communication (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Graphic Communication (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Latin (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Latin (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Lifeskills Mathematics (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Lifeskills Mathematics (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Mathematics (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Mathematics (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Modern Studies (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Modern Studies (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Music (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Music (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Modern Studies (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Modern Studies (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Music Technology (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Music Technology (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Music (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Music (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

PE (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about PE (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Music Technology (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Music Technology (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

PE (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about PE (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Physics (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Physics (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Practical Electronics (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Practical Electronics (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Practical Metalworking (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Practical Metalworking (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Practical Woodworking (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Practical Woodworking (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

RMPS (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about RMPS (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Modern Languages (National 5)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Modern Languages (National 5) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Gaidhlig (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Gaidhlig (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Geography (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Geography (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Administration & IT (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Administration & IT (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Physics (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Physics (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Art & Design (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Art & Design (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Practical Electronics (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Practical Electronics (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Biology (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Biology (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Practical Metalworking (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Practical Metalworking (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Business (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Business (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

RMPS (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about RMPS (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Care (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Care (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Chemistry (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Chemistry (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.

Classical Studies (National 4)

Our Nutshell Series gives the key facts about National Qualifications. In this document you’ll find our about Classical Studies (National 4) including the details of course assessment. The nutshell will explain what your child will learn in the course and what his or her experience will be.