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Pastoral Team

Donna Wealleans – Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral)

Amanda Clifton- Pastoral and Support Manager

Fiona Walker- PSHE Lead


Pastoral Support at Oswald Road

At Oswald Road Primary School we want everyone involved with our school to feel well supported. We believe that good pastoral support focuses on nurturing the individual needs of each child. We aim to build trusting and empathetic relationships with all our pupils and their families. We strive to fulfil the Nurture Group Network’s six principles of nurture:

  1. Children’s learning is understood developmentally
  2. The classroom offers a safe base
  3. The importance of nurture for the development of wellbeing
  4. Language is a vital means of communication
  5. All behaviour is communication
  6. The importance of transition in children’s lives


Pupil Voice

Nuture Club- Pupil Voice

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Useful Documents and links


How to support your child practically

Staying safe outside of school:


PDFBehaviour Management Plan

PDFBehaviour and Bullying at Oswald Road

PDFFriendship Workshop Handout

Mental Health & Wellbeing

PDF50 Ways to Take a Break

PDFBe Nice to Yourself

PDFCoping Skills

PDFSensory Safety Tool

PDFYear 6 Wellbeing Guide to SATs (for Teachers, School Leaders, Parents, Carers & Pupils)

PDFTip sheet – Helping your child to be happy – Supporting wellbeing

PDFTip sheet – Getting support to help your child to be happy

PDFTip sheet – Self Esteem

PDFYoung persons journey – Mental Health

PDFHow to get free mental health therapy or counselling

PDFBritish Red Cross- Tackling Loneliness

Information and resources specific to anxiety in children:

PDFYoung Minds


PDFNHS Choices

PDFAnxiety Worksheets

LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)

PDFThe Proud Trust- Resources for LGBT Parents and Parents of LGBT young people

PDFMermaids UK- Parent Resources (for children that feel at odds with their birth gender)

PDFStonewall- Questions frequently asked by parents with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans children


PDFAnti-Bullying Week Assembly Presentation

PDFHow to be a good friend (anti-bullying week resource)

PDFVideo: ‘From Bully to Best Friend’

Learning Development

PDF‘Growth Mindset’- Information for Parents

PHSE (Personal, Social and Health Education)

PDFJigsaw PSHE Curriculum- Guide for Parents and Carers