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Family Support Worker

           Our school’s Family Support Worker and Designated Safeguarding Lead is Joanne Gamwell.

Joanne’s role is to support you and your children to get the best from the school by providing support, advice and information. If you are unsure where to go for help then Joanne might be able to point you in the right direction.
You can talk to Joanne confidentially and she will aim to support you in the following ways.

Provide direct and confidential support

                       Offer home visits                    

Provide impartial information about local services

Support parents/carers to understand their children’s learning and development

Help monitor school attendance with the attendance officer

Mentoring pupils for various wellbeing issues

Provide general school information

Support Nursery staff on new starter visits

Support with transition

Signpost and refer to multi-agencies

Support and guide parents/carers through the Early Help process

Advocacy for parents/carers

Supervise school council

Joanne is in school Monday-Friday and is available to speak to from 8.30am

If you would like to contact Joanne then please call the school office on 0121 557 2967

Useful Links  

School Nurse

Phone: 0121 612 2974


Phone: 0800 800 5000


Phone: 0800 1111

Black Country Womens Aid

Phone: 0121 553 0090

Citizens Advice - Sandwell

Phone: 03444 111 444

Action for Children

Phone: 01923 361 500


Phone: 0808 802 0925


Phone: 0208 550 8822

Family Lives

Phone: 0808 800 2222

Edwards Trust

Phone: 0121 454 1705

Sandwell Young Carers

Phone: 0121 525 7667

Sandwell Council

Phone: 0121 569 2200

Cruse Bereavement Care

Phone: 0808 808 1677