Family Support

Aberdeen City Parent Learning Hub

Financial Support

Worrying about Money - Aberdeen desk guide 10.12.20.pdf

Financial Support

 Flow Chart


AberNecessities provides disadvantaged families with the essential and basic necessities that No Child Should Go Without. 


Food, Finance, Skills Development and Wellbeing support.

01224 596156

Financial postcard.pdf

Aberdeen City Financial Poster

Support for Families of Children with Additional Support Needs

We Too!

We Too! is a parent driven organisation, based in Aberdeen City and covering the North East of Scotland to empower families of children with disabilities.


SensationALL provides inclusive, therapy-based services and social opportunities to ALL ages, ALL conditions and ALL members of the family.

Makaton signs & symbols 

‘Singing Hands’  are accredited with the Makaton Society. To support communication.

Emotional/Mental Wellbeing Support


Call us for free on 116 123

Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Breathing Space

Sometimes our thoughts and feelings can overwhelm us. Pick up the phone - we're here to listen.

Call free 0800 83 85 87

Children 1st

Do you feel like you’re at the end of your tether? Children 1st Parentline is here for you and your family.

If you live in Scotland call 

08000 28 22 33 free

Supporting Sleep

Sleepio is a 6 week online program designed by sleep experts and based on cognitive and behavioural techniques. 

Access Sleepio Here 

National Sleep Helpline

Vaping information for primary parents.docx

Vaping information for parents 

Digital Safety

Net Aware

A useful guide to apps and social network

Cybersafe Scotland

Working with parents & schools to keep children safe.

Think U Know

Working with parents & schools to keep children safe.

Supporting  Learning at Loirston

Seesaw Parent Launch Session (2021-09-30 at 10:05 GMT-7)

Seesaw Launch 

The online profiling app used within the school to share each child's learning as they progress through Loirston.


Emotion Works

Emotion Works is a colourful education programme designed to help children learn emotional language, develop emotional understanding and manage feelings and emotional behaviours. 

Seesaw-for-Parents- home link.pptx

Seesaw Home-Link

This PPT will support parents to share their child's learning and achievements from home with school using Seesaw

Circle parent info

Circle Framework

CIRCLE (Child Inclusion Research into Curriculum Learning & Education) is an evidence based resource that supports inclusive practice within education. 

CIRCLE provides a framework to identify classroom strategies to support learners with additional support needs access the curriculum and be included. CIRCLE provides a common language between teachers, health professionals, partner services and parents who together support children in schools