I would like to introduce myself. My role is Uphill school's Learning Mentor. I am trained as an Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA), a mental health first-aider and part of the attendance team. I am also Team Teach trained and part of the school's safeguarding team.
My role as the Learning Mentor enables me to work with both children, parents and carers to reduce and ultimately remove any barriers to learning, enabling children to make the most of the opportunities available within the school and supporting them to reach their potential.
I develop trusting and positive relationships with children and parents that allow me to provide support both within school and at home. This may also involve signposting families to additional services of support that are available outside of school.
Some of the work I do with children includes:
If you would like to contact me for more information, then please do catch me on the gate in the mornings, send an email to the school office or call to arrange a time to speak to me.