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  • St Aloysius' College
    45 Hill Street
    G3 6RJ
  • Head: Patrick Doyle
  • T 0141 332 3190
  • F 01413 530426
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Glasgow City
  • Pupils: 750 (286 juniors); sixth formers: 250
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Fees: £11,421 - £14,976 pa
  • Open days: November
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review

What says..

Scotland’s only Jesuit school, it was was designed to transform the lives of Irish Catholics immigrating to Scotland to escape the effects of the potato famine. Staff were particularly nice and welcoming, one teacher telling us a charming anecdote of his long association with the school and how his parents met there and later married. From primary 2, they are taught Spanish or Italian by native speakers...

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

What The Good Schools Guide says

Head teacher

Since September 2023, Patrick Doyle. Educated at Worth School, he read French and Russian at the University of Leeds and has a master’s in Catholic school leadership from St Mary’s University. As a young man, Mr Doyle tried his vocation as a Jesuit and was a novice for a short period.

His first teaching appointment was at Wimbledon College, a Jesuit school in south London, and he has been an assistant head at a large London school and deputy head at two schools – Worth, where he was responsible for pastoral care, and St John the Baptist School in Woking, where his responsibilities were academic and he worked closely with the school head, Dame Ani Magill. He was subsequently appointed head of All Hallows School in Farnham, stepping down after...

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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 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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