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Huge top-notch, modern kitchens for home ec. Girls on our tour made it clear, however, there is a drive towards the sciences. Much more than nicely turned out, well-mannered young ladies; impressively intelligent, articulate young women. Junior school now co-ed. ‘Punches above its weight’ in sport. Huge success in hockey.Atmosphere is ‘homely, relaxed and productive’, even during exam times...

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What the school says...

Craigholme School is an independent Co-educational junior school and nursery situated in the Pollokshields area of the South Side of Glasgow, Scotland.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Executive headmaster

Ian Munro, also rector at Kelvinside Academy, took over the reins in November 2018 after the sad death of principal June Gilliland.

Head of junior school: since August 2018, Linda MacBeath, previously acting head of Colgrain Primary School in Helensburgh. Born and raised in Dumbarton, and completed her PGCE at Southampton University. She then began her teaching career in Manchester before moving back to Scotland to teach at Lomond School in Helensburgh, progressing to senior leadership posts at Cardross Primary School and Colgrain Primary School. A recognised advocate of digital technology and of the importance of outdoor education. She is also head of junior schools at Kelvinside Academy; the two schools now operate under the banner of the Glasgow Schools Trust.


Non-formal assessments and taster sessions for entry to the nursery...

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Special Education Needs


Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers 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
Hospital School
Mental health
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

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