Our Pupil and Family Support Worker is Mrs. Sykes and Welfare Officer is Miss. Byles.
The Pupil and Family Support Worker’s and Welfare Officer’s Roles are:
- To listen and talk to children who may need help or support with a variety of pastoral issues
- To work with staff in ensuring good pupil support
- To provide encouragement and support to parents
Getting in touch with our welfare team:
Mrs. Sykes and Miss. Byles are available to all pupils and parents. Any child can see a member of the welfare team by asking their teacher or speaking Mrs. Sykes or Miss. Byles directly to arrange a suitable time to meet. Teachers may also refer a child if they feel that it may be helpful to them. Parents who are concerned about their child may contact the welfare team by telephone or email or may request an appointment to see them personally. It is often possible to see them before or after school with an appointment by enquiring at the office. (Telephone number 01202 485579).
Click here for a list of useful contacts for mental health support services
“She helps me understand my problem more.” Year 4 child
“She has helped me to put my worries where they should be” Year 6 child
“I feel happier and safer. I don’t cry as much now – I am glad my mum talked to someone” Year 6 child
“Our family life is much happier because of your input and that is much appreciated” Year 5 parent
“It helped me as a parent to see the problem from my child’s perspective” Year 6 parent