Family Support

Family Support Worker-Marian Smith, is available to offer support and guidance for any concerns or difficulties that families are experiencing.  These may include significant life changes such as moving home or school, family break-up, separation, loss and bereavement or social and emotional issues such as anxiety, anger-management, low self-esteem or relationship difficulties.

  • Available on a daily basis for parent/carer drop-ins
  • Contact on school mobile – 07514430379
  • Individual support for pupils on 1:1 basis to support social and emotional wellbeing
  • Trained as Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA),  with on-going supervision from the County Psychological Team and to BACP Level 2 in Counselling Skills

Links to information for parents and carers:

  • Dorset’s Family Information Service –
  • The voice for young people's mental health and wellbeing -
  • Mental health and wellbeing advice and support for children, young people families, carers and professionals working across Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset -
  • Digital Parenting Vodafone   Helping you to help your child manage their digital world –
  • Mosaic is a Dorset wide charity offering a pathway of support to bereaved children, young people and their families-
  • Winston’s Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK. We offer support & guidance to bereaved children, families and professionals -




Drawing of a teacher and children

St Andrew's Road


Headteacher: Mrs. Helen Farmer
01308 422846
Fax: 01308 458710