East Park - School Service

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Service summary

To access this service you will need to be assessed by your local social work office.


East Park has provided education and supported accommodation to children and young people with additional support needs, including autism, since 1874.

East Park school provides education to children and young people between the ages of 5 and 19 with additional support needs. All pupils have a significant learning difficulty coupled with additional disabilities including physical disability, sensory impairment, ADHD, attachment disorder, autistic spectrum disorders and challenging behaviour. A large proportion of the pupils are on the autistic spectrum and require specialist techniques and strategies in order to minimise the impact of their barriers to learning. East Park provides comprehensive and appropriate learning environments and opportunities for this group of children/ young people through: personal learning plans, individual and group teaching and learning, elaborated curriculum based on the Curriculum for Excellence, specialised resources and equipment, and use of community facilities and amenities.

Client groups

Learning Disabilities
Children & Families

Service details

East Park provides comprehensive and appropriate learning environments and opportunities for this group of children/young people, for example through:
  • Personal learning plans
  • Individual and group teaching and learning
  • Elaborated curriculum based on the Curriculum for Excellence
  • Post-eighteen education
  • Links with colleges and other schools
  • Specialised resources and equipment
  • Use of community facilities and amenities
Many are non-verbal communicators, a significant number require intimate and personal care, the majority have no sense of danger, and all require a high staff ratio to enable them to successfully and appropriately access the full curriculum and the community.
Many of the young people have been referred to East Park after other placements have broken d

Further information

Registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide the following services:

School Care Accommodation Service

Opening times

East Park hours of service - 8.00am - 4.00pm
School service - 9.30am - 3.00pm

Area served

Glasgow City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Fife, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, West Dunbartonshire, Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee City, East Lothian, Edinburgh City of, Moray, Perth and Kinross, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, Stirling, West Lothian, Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, City of Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Glasgow City, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire

Accessibility

Ramp access to school and disabled toilet facilities
The page was last updated on 8 December 2021

Main address

1092 Maryhill Road
Glasgow
G20 9TD

Main telephone

0141 946 2050

Fax

0141 948 0506

Organisation email

enquiries@eastpark.org.uk

Website

www.eastpark.org.uk

Contact

Helen Dunlop : Head of Education

Contact telephone

0141 946 2050

Contact email

helen.dunlop@eastpark.org.uk