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Pastoral Care And Support

Our pastoral care and support is led, managed and implemented by a team of people:
Mrs J. Gibbons (head of school; lead mental health practitioner)
Mrs K. Sears (lead learning mentor)
Mrs S. Clark (learning mentor)
Mrs A. Gallagher (Thrive practitioner)
Mrs D. Roberts (1:1s and groups – emotional, behavioural support; friendship issues

The Thrive Approach
Thrive is an intervention programme for pupils who need some support for their emotional health and wellbeing. This programme is led by two qualified, expert practitioners:
Mrs Kim Sears
Mrs Mandy Gallagher
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If parents have a concern or worry then it important that this is shared immediately. We always listen to concerns and take action; however small the worry may seem. We work with a range of partner agencies to ensure our children and families have access to external partners including:

  • Sefton Social Care
  • Venus
  • CAF team
  • Education welfare
  • RASA
  • Sefton Special Needs support
  • Hearing Impaired support
  • Well Young Person
  • Sefton Young Carers
  • St Philip’s CE Church
  • Speech and Language service
  • Community police
  • Fire service
  • Litherland High School
  • Bikeright