Support for Everyone Learning @ Home

Support if English is not your First Language

Here are some useful links for learning with your child:






Support for Learning

If you have any questions or concerns about your child and any additional support for learning whilst learning at home, please contact Laurie Adair, our Support for Learning Leader.

Audible is an excellent resource if your child finds it helpful to listen to stories rather than reading for the daily activity. These stories are free whilst schools are closed due to Covid-19.

A helpful website about supporting children with dyslexia is The webpage has information about what can help with Writing, Reading and Numeracy. Useful iPad apps can be found by clicking the image below:

Also Barrington Stoke have produced a booklet for parents and carers at home to help dyslexic children learn.
You can find it here:

Immersive Reader

Support for Children with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder)

Please see the section below for informtion, advice and guidance.






Your Mental Health and Wellbeing

All of our lives are changing very quickly in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Change can feel scary, especially when we don’t know what’s coming next. It’s normal to feel worried or upset – but remember, you are not alone. Here are some useful organisations and helplines to support you through the coronavirus outbreak and beyond.

You can also follow our Tynecastle High School Mental Health and Wellbeing Twitter feed for information and resources: @THS_wellbeing

SHOUT! Crisis Text Line

  • Confidential support by text, available 24hrs every day
  • Young people: text P2Be to 85258 (free)
  • Parents and carers: text Shout to 85258 (free)

More info: and

Edinburgh Crisis Centre

Breathing Space