The Wellbeing Team focuses on the welfare and wellbeing of all children at Beanfield Primary school, plus it also focuses on all the children's families, providing support when required. The team consists of, Sarah Fleming the Safeguarding and Child Protection Manager, Callum Reilly the Pupil Welfare Assistant, Debbie Smith the Wellbeing Mentor, Tracy Loakes our student support officer and Gary Chisholm the Forest School Leader. The Wellbeing office has an open door policy which is at the centre of the school. The main focus of work in the Wellbeing team is attendance, wellbeing, welfare and child protection. Our Extended Provision offers a Breakfast Club and an After School Club and is also open throughout the school holidays from 7am-6pm. The team offer nurture, care, safety and emotional support to individuals in a calm and caring environment which focuses on the children's wellbeing.
Below are just some of the activities/programmes on offer run by the Wellbeing Team:
- Breakfast Club
- Forest School
- Anti Bullying Work
- Community Cohesion Projects
- Clubs such as Glee, Mini Glee, Drama Club, Recorders, Rugby and Samba
- Self Esteem Programmes
- Protective Behaviours
- Attendance Monitoring and Support
- Family and Parental Support
- Social Skills Activities
- Transition Work
The Wellbeing Team have built up excellent links within the community and work closely with our linked children's centre (Woodnewton Children's Centre), our local Police Community Support Officers, our School Nurses and Children and Young People's Service. These links ensure that all our children's wellbeing is being looked after to the highest possible standard.