Additional Support Needs

All children and young people need support to help them learn. The main sources of such support are the staff who, through their normal practice, are able to meet a diverse range of needs. All pupils, though, may require additional support, long or short term, in order to help them make the most of their school education. Such additional support may include:

  • a particular approach to teaching and learning
  • the deployment of personnel from within the school and education authority, as well as from other agencies
  • provision of particular resources