Support for Learning

Department Staff List

Mr Stewart – Principal Teacher Support for Learning
Linda Gibson
Susan McColgan
Doreen Boyle
Sandra Fraser
Patricia McGurk
Jean Gatens
Stephen Gorman

The Support for Learning Department supports equality of opportunity and values the range of interests, qualities and abilities of every learner. It aims to:

  • promote, support and deliver an education of the highest quality to the school’s young people within a developing culture of inclusion
  • ensure that every child and young person has access to educational opportunities which lead to success and further development of the individual’s learning potential
  • provide an education which is appropriate to learning needs, is supportive of the young person and is delivered in partnership with young people, parents and the wider community
  • support pupils through the process of Staged Intervention.

The role of the Support for Learning Department is to support young people who need it. There are 5 roles which are:

  • Consultation with colleagues, external agencies, parents, etc
  • Planning learning and teaching to aid overcoming learning barriers
  • Identification and assessment of barriers to learning
  • Partnership working with specialist services
  • Continuing professional development and sharing expertise

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