The Student Support Team at Sancroft (Secondary Phase)
‘Supporting all students to thrive academically, socially, morally, physically and spiritually’
The Student Support Team (SST) intends to enable students to fulfill their potential and realise the vision of “from Sancroft to Anywhere”. The team delivers the standards of Attendance, Appearance, Attitude, Aspiration and Attainment and ensures that each student brings their “A Game” at all times. The SST will instigate actions that empower students to feel safe and secure at all times. Some of these actions and approaches are described below.
The team will focus on preventing and dealing with incidents of bullying, discrimination, and dangerous behaviour, by developing a climate where all students feel secure and cared for. To promote mental and emotional health, the team will ensure that students have access to an appropriate range of support if they feel troubled, either within school or through external agencies.
Emotional wellbeing contributes greatly to academic success. The team will ensure that students’ potential is recognised and barriers to students achieving their potential are identified and addressed.
In helping students make a positive contribution, the team will encourage students to take responsibility for their own actions through restorative approaches and provide opportunities for them to have a voice within the school community.
At key periods of transition such as Year 9 options and post 16 choices, effective Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG), members will liaise effectively with the Careers Guidance Advisor from Beacon East. Students will be encouraged to achieve their potential and be supported in this.
Safer Schools Partnership
The Safer Schools Partnerships mission is to provide early intervention, prevention and support for young people and their families; to adopt a problem-solving approach; and to add value to the policies and procedures within secondary schools in Norfolk.
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- The Student Support Team currently includes (September 2022):
- Charlotte Rourke-Beasley – Senior Head of House and Head of Year 11
- Sam Betts – Head of Pickering
- Sarah Thomas – Head of Dove
- Molly Harris – Head of Ormerod
- Claire Leeder – Head of Sancroft
- Catherine Adams – Head of Student Support (Years 6-8)
- Rebecca Beaumont – Head of Student Support (Years 9-11)
- Lucy Field – Assistant Headteacher
- Lucy Smith – SENDCo
- Carolyn Whittleton – SEND Manager