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Additional Support Needs Service

Information on services delivered by the Additional Support Needs Service.

The range of service delivery of the Additional Support Needs Service relates to the following areas as highlighted in the  2019-20 Management Plan - Education Services [1MB]

  • Ensuring long term sustainability of specialist provision (in line with Corporate Plan Priority 1)  West Lothian Council Corporate Plan 2018-2023 [3MB]
  • Supporting the child's planning process in the allocation of specialist provision to appropriately identified need (in line with Corporate Plan Priority 1)
  • Working collaboratively with key partners to develop and enhance our support for and to increase the attainment of our Care Experienced children and young people as part of the Corporate Parenting Strategy ( and in line with the Corporate Plan priority 2)
  • Working with the Education Psychology Service Educational Psychology Service and multi-agency partners on the embedding of child's planning and staff development frameworks to support pupils who require additionality to maximise their learning (in line with Corporate Plan priority 1,2,5 and 6)
  • Supporting the Quality Improvement Team in the administration of schools' senior management recruitment process and student placements (in line with Corporate Plan priority 1)

Specific Service Activity

The service delivery of the Additional Support Needs Service incorporates the following:

Service Delivery Standards

IWS (Central Services) Service Delivery Standards [176KB]

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice [97KB]