Bishopbriggs Academy Enhanced Learning Resource (ELR) opened in August 2011 and provides full time support for pupils with significant language and communication needs. Learners from across East Dunbartonshire attend Bishopbriggs ELR.
All ELR pupils have full access to the academic, social and extra-curricular activities available to their peers. Learners within the ELR each have an individual timetable which is updated weekly giving details of subject classes they access across the school and time they spend within the ELR. Pupils benefit from the small-group environment of the ELR for some subjects in order to receive intensive support and access a differentiated curriculum responsive to their individual learning needs. They are supported to gradually access subject areas across the school according to their individual strengths and interests. There is a strong focus on health and wellbeing and ELR staff work very closely with SMT, Support for Learning staff and the Pastoral Care team. ELR staff also work collaboratively with a variety of other agencies to meet individual learning needs including Speech and Language Therapy, Educational Psychology and CAMHS.
Aims and objectives of the Enhanced Learning Resource: