Information about Scholar for Parents

SCHOLAR

What is it?

  • An online resource produced by Heriot Watt university to help students studying Highers and Advanced Highers. There are some materials available for National 5.
  • Helps with revision & independent learning
  • Developed for Scottish SQA courses
  • Free!

Which subjects?

(Not all subjects at all levels.   All at H, most at AH, some at Nat5)

Subjects
Biology Accountancy Maths French
Chemistry Business Management Computing German
Physics Economics Art & Design Spanish
Human Biology Psychology ESOL Mandarin

 

Important features

  • Broken down into units and topics
  • Highlights key learning points
  • Topic tests & End of Unit tests – self marking
  • Search facility
  • Homework sessions for some subjects – Maths, Languages, Computing
  • Some live “Ask a Tutor” sessions

Log On Details

http://courses.scholar.hw.ac.uk/vle/scholar/        (Google SCHOLAR)

  • Student username is their SQA No. Password  – issued by the school
  • You can log on through GLOW
  • Parents can log in using:
  • Username: schparents2016 Password: user73cat
  • Works on all platforms PCs, Macs, Tablets, i pads, phones

For more information please click here.