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Articles about 'Schools':
- Applying for a nursery school place. The Council currently provides pre-school places to three and four year olds within nursery schools and nursery classes (pre-school establishments), all offering similar opportunities for a child's social and educational development.
- Applying for a place in a school or nursery
- Applying for a primary school place In West Lothian,there are currently 66 primary schools to choose from. Each school have their own catchment area, and are also either denominational or non denominational.
- Applying for a secondary school place There are currently 11 Secondary Schools in West Lothian. Each secondary school have their own catchment area and are either denominational or non denominational. Applications for secondary school places can be handed into the school or Pupil Placement dept in West Lothian Civic Centre,Livingston.
- Arts & Learning Arts and Learning is an important part of West Lothian Council's Community Arts team.
- Arts in Education Arts Education - Curricular arts lessons are enhanced by the work of two sections of Arts Services - Arts Education Services and Instrumental Music Service
- Education in hospital West Lothian provides a range of services to support the additional needs of young people who are absent from school through ill health.
- Exclusion of pupils The power to exclude a pupil from a school and the circumstances under which a pupil may be excluded are set out in Regulation 4 of the Schools General (Scotland) Regulations 1975, as amended.
- Instrumental Music Service School pupils in West Lothian are eligible to apply for free instrumental/vocal music lessons, delivered mostly during the school day, by teachers working for the Instrumental Music Service
- Instrumental tuition West Lothian Council's Instrumental Music Service provides free lessons to primary and secondary school pupils and opportunities to play in one of a range of bands that play locally, nationally and internationally.
- Musical instruments - assisted purchase scheme The Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme enables pupils at local education authority schools to purchase instruments free from VAT
- Pupil records ''Pupil record" is defined as information, excluding the contents of a Record of Needs, which relates to the school education of any present or former pupil; and originated from or was supplied by a teacher,education employee,pupil or pupil's parent.
- School Clothing Grants The Education (Scotland) Act 1980 gives the education authority a duty to make provision for the clothing of pupils who would, otherwise, be unable to take full advantage of the education provided at schools under its management.
- School Related Information Including information on the latest school consultations and school performance information.
- Schools - Crossing Patrol Guides Roads Services is responsible for providing School Crossing Patrol Guides, to schools throughout West Lothian, to help children cross busy roads on their way to and from school Information and our service standards on school crossing patrol guides can be viewed here.
- Schools - admissions appeals All appeals for placing in schools are heard by an independent committee.This committee is independent of Education and Cultural Services. Parents can appeal to the Council when their application has been refused.
- Schools - breakfast clubs Breakfast clubs run before school and provide young people with a free or subsidised breakfast. However, clubs not only offer a nutritious breakfast for all pupils - they include activities such as games, art and crafts, physical activity and toothbrushing.
- Schools - bullying and harassment policy
- Schools - catering schools meals and catering services provide for each service unit (79 schools) throughout west lothian. School menu's and Hungry for success info provided here.
- Schools - complaints procedure Information on West Lothian Council's Comments and Complaints Procedure.
- Schools - contact details and information Address and telephone number of Education & Cultural Services and link to schools list for contact details and information on individual schools
- Schools - curriculum The purpose of the programme is to improve the learning, attainment and achievement of young people in Scotland.
- Schools - general information On this page - access to Schools, information on Work Experience and Schools PPP Project
- Schools - health
- Schools - health promotion The Scottish Government's Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Ensures that food and drink served in schools meets tough nutritional standards set out by Scottish Ministers ,Places health promotion at the heart of schools' activities,Requires local authorities to consider sustainable development when they provide food or drink in schools
- Schools - language and cultural support
- Schools - supervised medication Parents have prime responsibility for their child’s health and should provide schools with information about their child’s medical condition. Parents and pupils may give details in conjunction with their GP or paediatrician. Specialist voluntary bodies, e.g., the National Asthma Campaign, can also provide background information for school staff.
- Schools - transport Education authorities have a statutory responsibility to provide and finance the transport of school pupils who live specified distances from school. The statutory qualifying distance for pupils of school age under eight is two miles and for those eight years and over is three miles.
- Schools - travel and trips
- Schools - travel grants Education authorities have a statutory responsibility to provide and finance the transport of school pupils who live specified distances from school.
- Sports development
- Support for gifted children Under the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004, Education Authorities have a duty to establish procedures for identifying and meeting the additional support needs of every child for whose education they are responsible.
- Term, holiday and closure dates School term, holiday and closure dates
- Transition between schools An application for admission form must be completed when children are due to transfer from a P3 at an infant school to P4 at a primary school. Also when transferring from primary 7 to secondary school.
- Truancy Every case of truancy will be investigated fully by the Education Department.
This information can also be found under the following synonyms:
- Instrumental music service
- Arts education service