English and Media Department
The English Department strives to achieve the following:
- To introduce pupils to a variety of texts. We aim to cover a range of genres, and to cover texts which will be both interesting and challenging for pupils.
- To develop analytical skills, so that pupils can comment effectively on language used by others.
- To develop language skills, so that pupils can express themselves clearly and creatively.
- To develop pupils’ confidence in working independently.
Staff in the English Department:
Mrs. L. Harvie (Acting Principal Teacher)
Mrs. K. Ales-Yan
Mr. P. Bowser (also Principal Teacher of Guidance for Airlie House)
Miss. L. Devlin
Mrs. D. Greig
Mrs. S. Haddow
Mrs. H. Montgomery
Mr. R. Nisbet
Mrs. V. Smith
Miss. L. Welsh