St Aloysius' College A GSG School
- St Aloysius' College
45 Hill Street
- Head: Matthew Bartlett
- T 0141 332 3190
- F 01413 530426
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.staloysius.org
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Glasgow City
- Pupils: 830
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Fees: £10,818 - £11,214 pa
- Open days: November
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: St Aloysius' College Junior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A quintessentially Catholic school, with a strong academic tradition still closely attached to its Jesuit roots. St Aloysius is not afraid to combine modern thinking and technology with the best of old fashioned Catholic values. It’s out on a limb from the rest of Scottish education, but utterly dedicated to giving a rigorous academic, personal and spiritual grounding...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since August 2016, Matthew Bartlett, previously head of Dover Grammar School for Girls. He spent his early teaching career at Manchester Grammar, before leading the history department at Nottingham High, and then spent eight years as deputy head at St Bede's College.
The Jesuit approach to education is summed up as ‘improvement in living and learning to the greater glory of God and the common good’. In practice this means educational rigour. Breadth in S1 and 2 includes French and Latin for all as well as three separate sciences fitted in by having a term of each. S3 and 4 offer Intermediate 2 in core subjects with everyone taking a language and a science (no general science but biology most popular by a small margin and a reasonable take up of more than...
Special Education Needs
Eight members of staff are involved in the specific delivery of learning support. They are directed by two specialist staff, one in the senior school and one in the junior school. Learning support is based primarily in the classroom, the department striving first and foremost to work with the classroom teachers in an advisory capacity in order to provide maximum support to pupils with difficulties. As far as possible the emphasis is on enabling all pupils to follow the mainstream curriculum of the school. Other strategies are adopted as required.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|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|
|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|