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Stunning school, happy staff, good work ethos, some of the best views in Scotland. Worth moving to the Trossachs for. Huge catchment area: 800 children bused in each day. Good middle class ethos prevails - 'we are a comprehensive school',...

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Stunning school, happy staff, good work ethos, some of the best views in Scotland. Worth moving to the Trossachs for. Huge catchment area: 800 children bused in each day. Good middle class ethos prevails - 'we are a comprehensive school', the head reminds us - combo of real country plus incomers, friendly and welcoming children...

Head Teacher

Since 2013, Ms Elaine Bannatyne, previously at Bearsden Academy for over 10 years, both as depute head and previously as principal teacher of guidance. Before that she worked as a PE teacher at Greenock High School.

Academic Matters

School has taken to the curriculum for excellence with a vengeance. The three existing houses act as mothership for three school-lets (known as schools, following the American model) with a ninth of each year in each school. The form teacher for each year stays

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Special Education Needs

No comment. Frightened of being exposed as seriously SEN friendly? Perhaps - they are extraordinarily welcoming for such a highly academic school.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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

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