McLaren High School A GSG School
- McLaren High School
- Head: Mr Marc Fleming
- T 01877 330156
- E email@example.com
- W www.mclarenhigh.co.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 12 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Stirling
- Pupils: 597
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Sound, much-admired school on the edge of the Highlands with lively, friendly pupils. Given the time restrictions, manages to pack in a great deal - lots of clubs and activities in the lunch hour and after school. IT is good and the physics web site is second to none, with pupils...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2013, Marc Fleming (40s) BA (applied consumer studies), SQH, previously depute head of Dalziel High. Taught home economics at Galashields Academy and The Community School of Auchterarder. Keen promotor of Scotland and outdoor education; likes travelling round the Scottish mainland and islands. Owner of black labrador Hugo and sponsor of guide dog Gizmo.
Follows Scottish system with all mainstream subjects and a fair selection of practical courses (rural skills etc, though design technology is still at development stage). Could not provide subject specific exam results, but overall figures compare well with Scottish and Stirling figures and have moved pretty steadily upwards over the last few years: in 2016, 30 per cent of S5 and 37 per cent of S6 pupils got 5+ Highers. Outstanding history, spurred on by lots of enthusiastic but rigorous...
Special Education Needs
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|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|