The Support for Learning Department is a whole school resource staffed by specialist teachers who have Additional Support Needs qualifications in addition to their teaching specialisation. The department is based in the Support for Pupils floor of the Administration wing. We have 2 teachers namely; Elizabeth McTiernan, Principal Teacher, and Patricia Connelly. Jenny Condie, (Area Network Support Teacher) is based at Uddingston Grammar for 2.5 days per week.
The Department have 8 Additional Support Needs Assistants (ASNA) who work in class supporting pupils’ learning. ASNA staff at Uddingston Grammar are; Suzanne Cook, Helen Faith, Angela Hughes, Janine Lawlor, Karen Marshall, Christine Noble, Irena Sutyagina and Louise Walsh.
The Department is committed to ensuring that appropriate and effective provision is made for young people who have additional support needs leading to barriers to learning.
The Department is fully committed to raising the standard of attainment of all pupils and to enabling every pupil to achieve his or her full potential. The Department is a whole school resource to staff, pupils and parents, offering assistance where a barrier to learning occurs.