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EAL

EAL Aim: To help young people overcome barriers to learning These may be: What we do: Support is prioritised as follows: Types of support given:

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Technical Subjects

Quick links Design & Manufacturing Graphic Communication Metal Work Woodwork Design & Manufacturing National 4 Design and Manufacture Course The Course is practical, exploratory and experiential in nature. It combines elements of creativity and designing for aesthetic or visual impact with a requirement to consider a product’s function and performance. It helps the learner appreciate …

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Business Education

Business Education Courses Offered: S3 Cfe Administration & IT Business S4 National 3, 4 & 5 Administration & IT National 4 & 5 Business S5/6 Higher (N6) Administration & IT Higher (N6) Business NPA Enterprise Business Management develops enterprise skills and attributes by providing opportunities to study a range of business and organisational contexts. Candidates see the …

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Art

Art National 4 & 5 Art & Design Course In the S3 + 4 Art & Design course pupils will work within the Experiences and Outcomes of CfE Level 4 to further develop the skills and concepts explored in S1 & S2 whilst preparing for possible presentation at National 4 or 5 in S4. This course …

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ASL

ASL Aim: To help young people overcome barriers to learning These may be: Learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia, processing problems) Communication disorders (e.g. Aspergers Syndrome) Organisational or presentation problems Attention disorders or behavioural problems (e.g. ADHD) Physical disability (e.g. Mobility problems) What we do: Firstly we gather information about pupils. We do this by talking to …

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Biology

Biology Pathway S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 Biology 1 Integrated Science course covering Level 3 E’s & O’s Integrated Science course covering the remainder Level 3 E’s & O’s and Level 4 Level 4 E&O incorporating National 4 & 5 content National 5 Higher Advanced Higher 2 National 4 National 5 Higher National 5 …

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Chemistry

Chemistry The Course develops candidates curiosity, interest and enthusiasm for chemistry in a range of contexts. The skills of scientific inquiry and investigation are developed throughout the Course, and the relevance of chemistry is highlighted by the study of the applications of chemistry in everyday contexts. National 4 Chemistry Course Who is this course for? …

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Computing Science

Computing Science Quick links S1 S3 Games Computing science is vital to everyday life — socially, technologically and economically; it shapes the world in which we live and its future. Computing is embedded in the world around us, from systems and devices in our homes and places of work, to how we access education, entertainment, …

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Drama

Drama In this Course, learners are encouraged to exercise imagination and to express themselves in different ways. They will develop important skills, attitudes and attributes of the four capacities, including creativity, adaptability, enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and confidence. Learning through drama helps learners to appreciate cultural values, identities and ideas. National 4 Drama Course …

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English

English The courses provide candidates with opportunities to develop skills in listening, talking, reading and writing. Language and literacy skills are of personal, social and economic importance. National 4 English Course Purpose and aims of the Course The main purpose of the Course is to provide learners with the opportunity to develop the skills of …

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