What Are We Aiming For?
enable pupils to become successful learners, effective contributors, responsible
citizens and confident individuals.
To continue to work together with teachers,
parents, carers and pupils to help address any barriers to learning
staff and pupils to value a broad range of talents, abilities and achievements.
aim is to share an understanding of additional support needs at Knightswood Secondary
so that there is a whole school approach to supporting all pupils.
Role of SFL
Support for Learning Staff provide a service to pupils, staff
and parents or carers through:
Co-operative teaching within the subject classroom.
We aim to work collaboratively with class teachers to support an individual or
group of pupils.
Where appropriate, small groups of pupils may be given direct
tuition by Support for Learning teachers, concentrating on enhancing literacy
and numeracy skills
Curriculum Development, which involves working with subject
specialists to ensure that materials are appropriate to the learning needs of
Liaison with outside agencies.
do we work with?
Partnership with External Services include:
Associated Primary Schools
· English as an Additional
· School Nurse
· Social Services
Speech and Language Therapists
· Sensory Support Services
The Parents' Support Group has been set up by the Support
for Learning department to create an opportunity for parents and carers of young
people who have additional support needs to get together informally with Support
for Learning staff and to meet other parents and carers. It creates an opportunity
for parents and carers to voice concerns about their children's learning, and
to discuss steps to address barriers to learning.
Meetings will take place
on Wednesday 5th October 2012, Wednesday 2012 and Wednesday 23rd January 2013,
and Wednesday 1st May 2013. They will run from 6.00pm to 7.00 pm in F08, the SFL
classroom. Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Greig if you have any queries.
A process of staged intervention is in place in line with
Glasgow City Council policy to help support pupils with Additional Support Needs
Parents have a vital role in ensuring that the Additional
Support Needs of their children are being met. Their rights and responsibilities
are respected and they have an active role in decisions made about approaches
taken to meet these needs.
Support for Learning Act 2009
is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. They are funded
by the Scottish Government.
Contact details for Enquire:
0845 123 2303
website www.enquire.org.uk (for parents and carers)
for learning forms (Alll in MS Word format)
Support Bidding Form (Class)
Support Bidding Form (Individual Pupil)
for Learning Bidding Form (Class)
for Learning Bidding Form (Individual Pupil)
for Learning (Cause for Concern Issues)