Lochies School is a school for nursery and primary children who have severe and complex additional support needs.
The school has 6 classrooms, GP room, soft play area and multi-sensory room.
The Headteacher has an office opposite to the school office/reception area in the school.
There are 7 class teachers and a headteacher, 2 support workers, 1 home school liaison officer, 16.2 learning assistants and a fulltime administrator in the school.
We have 2 speech and language therapists, an occupational therapist and a physiotherapist working part time in the school to support our children, staff, parents and carers with individual plans of support.
We also work closely with NHS nursing staff, educational psychologists and social work to support our children.
Each child has a child's plan which outlines specific areas of work for each child. The school has termly whole school themes.
All pupils are provided with a free school lunch. Special diets are also catered for.
Parents and carers are encouraged to be involved in the education of their child. They are invited to review meetings when they are given the opportunity to discuss their child's plan with class teachers and any therapists involved with the child.
They are also welcome at any time to discuss any concerns or issues.
It is the policy of Lochies School to encourage and support inclusion of pupils whenever possible.
There are numerous opportunities for social inclusion with Deerpark Primary and primary schools within the authority.
The school has established links with the local community, making good use of local amenities as well as in the nearby town of Alloa.