Banchory Parents’ Hub

Resources and activities that will help you support your child’s learning. Support your child’s reading, writing and counting. Find apps, games and activities to help them learn. Watch videos and take courses.

Top links, news and updates…


Details of local health services available over the festive period!

Winter Health Information

School Handbook

The purpose of our school handbook is to communicate the ethos of the school and provide a welcome for parents to Banchory Primary School, help our parents choose a school, prepare your child for school and to act as a reference tool while your child is at our school....

Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid

Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid leaflets

Book Swap

We need donations of books for our upcoming book swap.

Parentzone Scotland

Parentzone Scotland is a unique website for parents and carers in Scotland

Loose Parts Play Information Leaflet

Loose Parts Play Parent Leaflet
Banchory Primary Parents' Hub
Banchory Primary Parents' Hub
Today I had the privilege of accompanying children to the authority Burns Competition. This is an annual event where all schools across Clackmannanshire compete and are judged by the Alloa Burns Club. Scroll through for photos.

The children behaved impeccably and even sought out other children to congratulate them. I was in awe of their courage in front of such a large audience and each of them shone. What an achievement for Derry, Sophie and Aeren.

However, even more amazing news as Derry was judged overall WINNER in the P4-5 category! We are so proud of you Derry ๐ŸŒŸ

Go Team Banchory 2020 ๐Ÿ™Œ

Mrs Laird
Banchory Primary Parents' Hub
Banchory Primary Parents' Hub
We did it ! We have completed our wall chart ! Thank you to everyone that brought it @AldiUK Stickers

Banchory Bedtime Stories

Stories LIVE on our Facebook hub and a YouTube playlist of our favourite stories


Banchory Bedtime Stories Playlist


How Can I Support My Child’s Learning?

Plan trips and travels as a family

Have a family approach to travel. Investigate the area and explore the culture before you go. Get children involved in pricing and research. Read reviews together.

Help them find the answers to their questions

Children are curious. They ask questions. Google has the answers when you don’t. Why not ask Google together and enjoy discovering new things together.

Watch a family movie and talk about it

Movies can make us think about issues and ideas in new ways. Make some popcorn and have a family movie night watching one of these great movies.

Write or tell stories together

Writing and telling stories can be a fun way to develop your child’s language skills and imagination. WHO?ย ย WHAT? WHY? WHERE? WHEN? are the important questions every story needs to answer.

Explore the World online

Can’t afford that trip to Australia? Explore it anyway with virtual trips. Watch travel shows on YouTube for a country. Price up a trip for fun. Watch a movie that’s set there. Cook up some country themed food. Get Google Maps and Google Earth on the go and walk about the streets.

Speak With Them

Words are hugely important in a child’s development. Talk to them as much and as often as you can. Point things out from the bus and the car. Shareย ideas. Tell stories from your childhood. Help them understand the world.