Who are we?

Meadowfield's  Pastoral Team includes two Learning Mentors and a Family Support Worker.
We are situated in 'The Oasis' -  'seen as the cool place which really helps children to keep calm and cope with difficulties.' Ofsted June 2010.

As a team we work closely to provide support to children and their parents / carers around a range of issues including attendance, safeguarding and emotional wellbeing.

We are all designated staff for child protection and work in partnership with outside agencies and families.

If you require any support from a member of our team we are available during school hours, please call 0113 3230010  or drop in for a chat.
Meet the Pastoral Team:

Ann Gibson - Pastoral Team Leader

I support Sam & Lee in their roles within school and manage the day-to-day running of the Oasis; described as "the hub of the school". 

I work closely with Extended Services and outside agencies to support children and their families and contribute to appropriate support packages.

I am also the first point of contact for families new to the area who are in the process of transferring schools.

As part of the School Leadership Team, I can offer an holistic approach to discussions concerning the school and the community.


Lee Hewson- Family Support Worker

My role is to offer a personalised support service which encourages parents/ carers to overcome difficulties which may impact on the lives and learning of their children. I develop and build links between families and school, provide 1:1 practical and emotional support, signpost families to outside agencies and support transition between Meadowfield Children's Centre and school.

Within school I facilitate a number of family learning groups. For details of current opportunities look out for posters on pod doors and fliers sent home with your child.

Sam Parker - Learning Mentor
My role in school is very much child focussed. I am here to provide support to our children in addressing and overcoming barriers to learning. I deliver specialist group and therapeutic interventions for children around a variety of emotional wellbeing issues, including self-esteem, confidence building, social skills, anxiety and bereavement. I also work on a 1:1 basis with children to offer specific support, as required.

I coordinate our ever popular 'Rockette's Reward Board' class attendance initiative, as well as being a part of the proactive attendance team.

I also support the transition of our year 6 pupils from Meadowfield to High School, including help with application forms, visits and working with Extended Services transition support. 


T. 0113 3230010 E. carol.cooke@meadowfieldclc.org Head Teacher. Mrs Helen Stout