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Support for Learning Department

Support for Learning aims to make effective provision for all pupils with differing aptitudes and abilities so that learners can achieve their full potential. In Support for Learning we endeavour to create a positive, secure and caring environment in which individuals can flourish in confidence and self-esteem.

Department Staff

Mrs Albina Howard

Mrs Yvonne Elgie

Mr D Milne

Mrs P Cook


Mrs L Robertson

Mrs A Smith

Mrs E Smith

Staff: ASNA’s (Additional Support Needs Assistants)


Mrs F Flynn


Mrs Lorraine Dodds


Ms S Nicoll


Miss K Moran


Mrs P Scott


Ms E Gordon


School Support Workers:

Kimberley Walsh

Karen Boath


Carla Byrne

Working with us:

Mrs Susan Arnott - Bilingual Support

Our Support for Learning department supports pupils in and out of class, and also offers a wide range of taught courses over the curriculum.

  • Core Skills: Literacy
  • Employability Award
  • S2 Dynamic Youth
  • S3 Youth Achievement
  • S3 Asdan
  • S5 Employability/Life and Parenting Skills
  • ESOL: Int1, Higher and Support level
  • Managing Environmental Resources
  • Personal Achievement Award - Bronze, Silver & Gold
  • Personal Development Award: Accredited SQA

We also work collaboratively with a range of external specialists, some of whom are listed below.

  • PMUK
  • Dundee Volunteer Project
  • Web Project
  • Health Visitors
  • Showcase the Streets
  • The Rep

Success Stories:

Each year, Mrs Cook and Mrs E Smith collaborate with The Rep to give pupils the chance to write, produce and perform a dramatic piece Onstage @ The Rep. 

We normally work with pupils from S1-3 to create a dynamic group, allowing pupils to work beyond their place of learning with peers they would not normally work with.  The pieces the pupils have devised have truly been outstanding and all pupils have experienced success working with this project.