Continuum of Provision

The Scottish Government is committed to supporting schools create and maintain positive learning environments and to work with the Local Authority to introduce the most effective approaches to support all pupils in their learning. There is an extensive range of approaches from universal whole school approaches to more targeted or additional approaches through school and…

Teaching a Student with FASD

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term representing the range of effects caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. Each student with FASD is individual and their learning difficulties and disabilities will depend on the extent of damage caused to the developing organs and brain. This damage results in difficulties for students in many areas…

PRIORITY FAMILIES – a short guide

A new Community Planning Service called Priority Families has been launched. The service targets families who are affected by multiple issues, including anti-social behaviour, school issues and child wellbeing concerns. Intensive support is offered for up to 12 months both in the family home and the community to improve life outcomes. For more information click…