Jordanhill School A GSG School
- Jordanhill School
45 Chamberlain Road
- Head: Dr Paul Thomson
- T 01415 762500
- F 01415 762555
- E info@jordanhil…glasgow.sch.uk
- W www.jordanhill…glasgow.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Glasgow City
- Pupils: 590
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Jordanhill School Primary
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Outstanding, with an inspirational, slightly left of centre rector. Better resourced than many schools in the independent sector – and it's free. A beacon – Glasgow independent sector eat your heart out. The rector obviously misses teaching, and his entire...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysOutstanding, with an inspirational, slightly left of centre rector. Better resourced than many schools in the independent sector – and it's free. A beacon – Glasgow independent sector eat your heart out. The rector obviously misses teaching, and his entire demeanour changed during our tour round the school: whenever we found...
Since 1997, Dr Paul Thomson BSc PhD Dip Ed (50s), educated at Dollar Academy, thence to Glasgow uni for a combined honours in maths and physics plus (later) a PhD, having done his Dip Ed at Jordanhill, once next door, but now consigned to the John Anderson campus. Thomson’s meteoric career path found him appointed as one of the youngest heads in Scotland; that apart, he has a fearsome intellect and spouted facts and figures faster than most heads we have met, adding all the...
Special Education Needs
Jordanhill School operates within the terms of the Education (Additional Support for Learning) [Scotland] Act 2004. Specific conditions apply due to the school's grant aided status. Relevant policy statements can be accessed through the 'Parents' section of the school web site.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|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|