Support for Learning

The Support for Learning Department

Mrs H. Laird and Mrs P.Scott– Principal Teachers

Mrs S. Smith– Teacher (0.5)

Mrs Kathryn Abercrombie, Mrs Theresa McCallum, Mrs Sheena McLeod and  Mrs Sheila White- Support Assistants

Each member of staff brings a range of skills to the department and work with a wide range of pupils individually, in small groups and in-class support. Our focus is supporting pupils with identifiable needs however

Examples of our role

Intensive monitoring of the new S1 intake from August- Sept

Dyslexia support groups- reading, study skills, confidence building, memory work

Literacy groups- small groups to improve reading and comprehension

Paired reading- S6 pupils assisting younger pupils through weekly reading sessions

Buddying/Superbuddying- S6 pupils supporting younger pupils  with their transition to High school

In-class support–