Support for Learning

The Support for Learning department at Hamilton Grammar School is primarily focused on supporting pupils who have Additional Support Needs.

This support takes many different forms including:

  • Transition support for our new S1 pupils
  • Classroom and Examination support
  • Providing classroom teachers with information and strategies on different forms of Additional Support Needs
  • Challenging Pupil Growth Mindsets
  • Homework support is also available at the Homework Club on a Tuesday and Thursday in the library

The staff also organise a number of groups which target support at particular pupils

  • Step by Step Group
  • S1 Review Group
  • Literacy Group

Outwith this the Support for Learning staff are heavily involved in forming and reviewing

  • Additional Support Plans
  • Co-ordinated Support Plans

They also form part of the Joint Assessment Team.


Staff members:

  • Mr J Franklin, Principal Teacher Support for Learning
  • Mrs S Cawley
  • Mrs C McGinley