Welcome to PINS

The Pupil Inclusion Network is Scotland’s largest network supporting the voluntary sector and partners in work with learners who are vulnerable or excluded.

Screening of Resilience for PINS members

NHS Health Scotland invites PINS members to a screening of the film. With a presentation by Dr Adam Burley on ACEs and Learning on Wednesday 6th June, Edinburgh.
Go to PINS Theme: Adverse Childhood Experiences

The schools that don’t do happy – blog from John McGrath

I don't want excellence or world-class learning, I want happiness.
Go to PINS Theme: Critical Stance

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) animation

This short animation to contribute to raising awareness about the impact of childhood adversity.
Go to PINS Theme ACEs

The 15-24 Learner Journey Review

Many aspects of current provision for 15-24-year olds is good but improvement is needed.
Go to PINS Theme: 16+

Childhood Fears

As children grow they have different worries and fears. There are common childhood fears that tend to coincide with different stages of development.
Go to PINS Theme ACEs

Milestones to support learners with complex additional support needs

Education Scotland milestones for literacy/English and numeracy/mathematics with guidance to support learners with complex additional support needs.
Go to PINS Theme: Curriculum

Learner participation

Guidance and support materials for schools and early years settings when planning, reviewing or enhancing what learner participation looks like.
Go to Resources > Young People's Voices

Spark of Genius Caledonian School

Iain Cameron, Head Teacher discusses why children in care need more help at school in this 'Friends of the Scotsman' article.
Go to PINS Theme: Looked After Children


Site updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2018