Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Mrs G Smith (Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Wells (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads) or Mr Fielding (Designated Safeguarding Leads reserve)
St Paul’s participates in Operation Encompass. Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse, school will be advised that the child has been involved. Please see school website for further details
The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be found here. SAFEGUARDING POLICY
Hi, my name is Gary Fielding and I am the Pupil Support Worker here at St. Paul's. I have spent the last 17 years working with children and young people in a variety of roles.
I spent almost 4 years with Lancashire Children’s Social Care as a Residential Childcare Worker. I then spent 11 years at Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School, first as a Learning Mentor then went on to be a Pastoral Head of Year. My wife and I have been fostering for 6 years.
I have a passion for supporting children and young people to value both themselves and others, to achieve their full potential and to support parents/carers in that process.
Some aspects of my role -
High School transition support
Mental Health Lead
Linking with agencies and support groups
Well being support by providing a listening ear for both children and their parents/carers including signposting to various agencies
Attending relevant meetings
One to one support for pupils using a range of interventions
Attending regular relevant training
This list is not a definitive list as every day is different and the role is always developing!
Please feel free to contact me via the school’s phone number if you think I can help in any way,
Thank you, Mr Fielding.
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