Additional Support for Learning

An additional support need comes from anything which is a barrier to learning. Most, or all, schools will have some children with additional support needs of some kind. The education authority has many legal duties towards pupils with additional support needs.
Information about this is contained in a booklet called In On The Act : Information For The General Public which is published on the education authority website at http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/inontheact or contact the additional support for learning team on telephone number 0131 469 3444.

 

 

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Summer Challenges!

Keep those brains ticking over with Portobello Library’s Summer Reading Challenge and Duddingston’s Summer Maths Challenge!

Coming to a school bag near you soon!

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Term Dates

Autumn

Term starts Monday 17 August 2015

Mid term holidays

  • Monday 21 September 2015,  Autumn holiday
  • Monday 12 October – Tuesday 20 October 2015

Term ends Tuesday 22 December 2015

Christmas holidays

Wednesday 23 December 2015 – Wednesday 6 January 2016

Spring

Term starts Thursday 7 January 2016

Mid term break

  • Monday 15 February – Friday 19 February 2016

Term ends Thursday 24 March 2016

Easter holidays

Friday 25 March – Friday 8 April 2016

Summer

Term starts Monday 11 April 2016

Mid term holidays

  • Monday 18 April 2016 , Spring Holiday
  • Monday 2 May 2016, May Day
  • Thursday 5 May 2016, staff only day to coincide with Scottish Parliament election
  • Monday 23 May 2016, Victoria Day

Term ends Thursday 30 June 2016