Mr Chris McCormick – Nurture and Inclusion Lead

Mrs Jean Deakin – Positive Relationships Instructor

Mr Andrew Skinner – MCR Pathways

Nurture and Inclusion

The Bothy is a safe and nurturing place which offers individualised support for pupils who may be experiencing social, emotional and behavioural difficulties or have been affected by adverse childhood experiences.

Our Key aims:

  • Support pupils who have been affected by adverse childhood experiences or have SEBN (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Needs)
  • To develop and enhance the links between school and home and support parents to understand their child’s development
  • To become a nurture school


Other Key interventions:

  • Breakfast club
  • S4 Boys Group
  • Outsider Decider
  • 1:1 Support with Nurture and Inclusion Lead or Positive Behaviour Instructor
  • Alternatives to exclusion
  • Managing teen behaviour
  • Seasons for Growth
  • YAA Girls Group

Useful links:

Outsider Decider

John Muir Award

Seasons for Growth

Youth Achievement Awards



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