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The pupils we met were polite and quiet and staff friendly and concerned. Majority of parents from the locality and ‘leafy Lenzie’ is fairly upmarket. Results, already pretty spot on, have generally improved in response to tighter monitoring and academic mentoring programmes. Impressive range of subjects on offer, even in comparison with the best of the independent sector. Most teaching areas a bit trad to look at but some top notch equipment everywhere. Nice to see…

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What the school says...

Lenzie Academy is an inclusive school that caters for a wide variety of pupils. We attain excellent examination results and have been in the top 10% of schools in Scotland for the last five years in all academic attainment measures. We have 31 different languages spoken in the school and this adds to the rich and varied culture within the school environment. We are exceptionally proud of the dedication and commitment of our staff to offer our young people not just very high quality teaching and learning but also a huge variety of extra-curricular activities and clubs. We regularly achieve success in sports, debating and public speaking, Art competitions and much more. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head teacher

Since 2011, Brian Paterson BA PGCE (mid 50s), previously head of Abronhill High. Educated at Paisley Uni, his PGCE was in modern studies and economics at Jordanhill. He taught in Glasgow and Lanarkshire before doing eight years as principal teacher, firstly in Harris Academy, Dundee and then in Boclair Academy, East Dunbartonshire, where he also spent seven years as depute head teacher. He has been a marker and setter for SQA, an educational consultant for the BBC and a writer of educational materials.

From a Glasgow background where pupils left school at 16 and university was not an option, he was grateful to the teachers who encouraged him and wants to give something back, feeling it is his civic duty. Not attracted to a more lucrative career though he once...

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Special Education Needs

Staying mum. A pity - first class inclusion and special provision for the deaf. SEN questionnaire details added by us.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
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 Y
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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