We want to ensure effective learning for all of our pupils, and, as such, there may be times when it is necessary to provide support for pupils who have short or long term additional support needs.
In Craigholme School, there is an excellent Additional Support Needs (ASN) team available from Nursery through to S6. Identifying a pupil’s educational needs as early as possible is crucial for their learning development, which is why we have a dedicated ASN Early Years teacher working in our Nursery and Lower Junior School.
Our ASN support continues throughout our girls’ education, and, in the Senior School, pupils are provided with a close network of support and have ASN staff on hand during the school day.
For more information on what we offer for ASN, please see this detailed presentation (press F5 when open to run the presentation).
Meet the staff
Mrs C Jones, ASN Co-ordinator
Mrs Jones worked as a primary school teacher in a number of school before deciding to work in the Additional Support Needs field. She has previously worked with South Ayrshire and East Renfrewshire Network Support Teams, and has a post graduate diploma in Special Educational Needs. Mrs Jones has taught at Craigholme since 2005, and works with pupils from Nursery to S6. She is also part of the Guidance Team at the school and is Head of Dunvegan House.
Mrs M McColl, Additional Support Needs Teacher
Mrs McColl is a qualified primary teacher and has worked in several schools, teaching at all stages. She holds a post graduate diploma in Special Educational Needs and has worked as an Additional Support Needs teacher for over a decade now. Mrs McColl works in the Lower Junior School and has been instrumental in setting up the Peer Tutoring Programme between Junior 1 and Junior 3 pupils and has also started the Magic Nursery Programme, pairing Junior 2 pupils with Pre-School pupils.