St Ninian’s Language and Communication Resource provides full time support for pupils whose language and communication difficulties are their primary barrier to learning.

It is part of East Dunbartonshire’s Language and Communication Service. The Language and Communication Resource supports pupils whose language and communication development is significantly delayed and/or disordered compared to other areas of their development which can be age appropriate.

Additional difficulties with organisation, motor planning and literacy can also be present. The provision is based on a model of social inclusion with pupils integrating into the community of St Ninian’s. Pupils access a differentiated curriculum though teaching approaches which are highly intensive and which rely on the development and upkeep of structure and routine. Consequently, there is a huge emphasis on pastoral care.

Pupils are provided with additional support from Educational Psychology, Support for Learning staff, Speech and Language Therapy and other appropriate services if required.

John McKean
Principal Teacher