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Mildmay Junior School Academy Trust

With a Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Children

“EXCELLING THROUGH ENJOYMENT”

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Pastoral Support

At Mildmay Junior School we endeavour to ensure that the needs of the whole child are met.  Through various initiatives such as Bubble time, Change 4 life, Smart thinking and PACS (Positive, Assertive, Confidence, Skills) we provide children with the emotional and social support that they need in order to thrive in today’s society.

 

We have a designated Pastoral Support Worker whose role is to provide efficient and proactive support for the pupils. The Pastoral Support Worker is also aided by a dedicated team of Learning Support Assistants.

 

  • Key aspects of pastoral support are:
  • Provide a 1:1 tutoring/mentoring role to pupils.
  • Be a reference point for pupils who are referred by teaching and support staff – mentoring pupils as appropriate.
  • Follow up pupil/staff concerns with parents as appropriate
  • Follow up safeguarding issues in line with school policy and practice.
  • Provide support in lessons and identify causes/incident triggering pupil problems.
  • Attend conferences regarding pupil welfare and support e.g. Child in need, case conferences etc.
  • Support pupils to re-integrate and ‘catch up’ when they return to school.
  • Work with other pastoral support assistants/learning mentors/Family Support workers to share good practice/offer support to one another on a regular basis.
  • To assess and review the needs and difficulties of children using a variety of assessment techniques and find strategies to overcome these difficulties.
  • To support and develop young people’s potential in a safe and supportive setting.
  • Liaise with outside agencies, support services and other professionals involved with the specialist support of young people experiencing barriers to learning.
  • To support Mildmay Junior School’s mission statement, vision and strategic objectives

 

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