Loretto School A GSG School
- Loretto School
1-7 Linkfield Road
- Head: Dr Graham Hawley
- T 01316 534444
- E email@example.com
- W www.loretto.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 12 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: East Lothian
- Pupils: 591
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: Day £15,750- £21,750; Boarding £17,700- £31,950 pa
- Open days: One each term.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Loretto Junior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Famous Scottish co-ed public school that has embraced day pupils to combine the best of both worlds: trad boarding with robust day option. This is a chilly corner of East Lothian and the east wind whistling across the racecourse from...
What the school says...
Loretto is deliberately small, allowing a purposeful and caring family atmosphere. Set within 85 acres of grounds in a historic campus, it is located in the small town of Musselburgh, close to the bustling cultural life of Edinburgh. There is a rigorous academic programme and high expectations, with first class pastoral care. The school is particularly renowned for its music, drama, art and golf academy. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysFamous Scottish co-ed public school that has embraced day pupils to combine the best of both worlds: trad boarding with robust day option. This is a chilly corner of East Lothian and the east wind whistling across the racecourse from the North Sea is an almost permanent feature (school is not so sure...
Since September 2014, Dr Graham Hawley BSc PhD PGCE, previously head of Kelly College, Tavistock; has also taught at Ardingly and Warwick School. Educated at Mill Hill School, followed by Durham and Exeter. Not a pinstripe suited, hands on lapels, sound bite delivering headmaster of the bullfrog sort - a modest and gently amusing conversationalist who listens sensitively. Dr Hawley's first class hons in natural sciences and his doctorate have taken him to solitary places: the west coast of Scotland, Devon, Cornwall, India,...
Special Education Needs
We cater for pupils with an SpLD - usually dyslexia. We look to support the pupils through developing an awareness amongst the teaching staff of learning differences and through supporting the staff with in-class support. Support for Learning is offered for up to 4 lessons per week instead of the 2nd Modern Language in both 2nd and 3rd Form. Timetabled Support is offered where the timetable and numbers allow through the GCSE course and AS/A2. We have two ESL teachers who guide the students through their IELTS and onto University. Nov 09.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|