Family Learning

Welcome to St Columbkille’s Family Learning section. This area aims to share information from the school and the local community with a focus on how families can be supported in their learning.

We will post our Family Learning newsletters here as well as important news and updates.


Family Homework Lenten Activities: LENTEN HOMEWORK 2018

Family Learning within St Columbkille’s Primary:

Curriculum Community Café

The Curriculum Community Café starts on Thursday 8th March, 2018, from 9.15am-10.15am with a focus on providing a relaxing atmosphere where parents or carers can learn how to support their child’s learning at home, with practical hands on advice and help.

Cooking Club

Our first 6 week block will start on Thursday 26th April, 2018, from 3.15pm-4.30pm. This club will focus on cooking with your child, each week focusing on a new recipe with all  cooking utensils and materials provided by the Home School Partnership.

Adult Homework Club

The Adult Homework Club begins on Wednesday 21st February, 2018 for 6 weeks from 1pm-3pm. This club is for parents or carers who wish to get hands on practical advice for helping their children with their literacy or numeracy and mathematics homework. This club is delivered by specialists from the local community.

Room 1 and Room 2 Family Homework Club

Mrs Hughes is offering to work with P1 parents/carers/grandparents to deliver phonics, reading and numeracy strategies to parents. The club will run once a month starting in January 2018. Email for more information.

English as an Additional Language Homework Club

The EAL Homework Club is an 8 week club which runs on Mondays from 3pm-4pm where parents are asked to attend every second week. The club works together with parents and pupils covering the main areas of literacy; reading, spelling, grammar, writing and talking and listening.

If you are interested in knowing more about the club, please contact Mrs Garrett at



December 2017

Other Organisations


Family Related Organisations

Children 1st

Parentzone Scotland

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