Alfreton Road, Tibshelf, Derbyshire, DE55 5PB

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Learning for Life

Town End Junior School

Pastoral Care

Our pupil say...

I feel confident that if I had a problem in school it would be sorted out.   Keagan Yr 6

Being part of the School Council, I have been able to put forward pupils’ feelings and ideas about the school and have seen these acted on.    Holly Yr 6

The School Council has helped put our views forward to the teachers. I know who to talk to if I had any problems.      Jessica Yr 6

I feel that the school has plenty of things in place to help children. I would speak to our Learning Mentor, Mrs Hodson if I had a problem.        Luke Yr 6


At Town End Junior School we provide a happy and caring environment for all our children, and have many supportive systems in place to help us do this. The pastoral care of the children is shared by all the staff within the school.

Mrs Hodson our Learning Mentor supports children with emotional and social issues through a number of interventions before, during and after school. Various strategies are used according to the individuals needs ranging from 1-1 support, small group work, liaising with parents/carers, staff and other professionals to support pupils progress, supporting pupils with transition, behaviour management programmes and late gates.

During break and lunchtimes we have a variety of structured activities available for the children ranging from lunchtime clubs to planned physical activities with Cathy our Play Leader. Around the playground we have Year 6 pupils who are the School Sports Crew and they offer either smaller group based or individual activities.

Our School Council helps represents the views of all our pupils. It gives them the opportunity to make their voices heard and feel part of the whole school community. Through our School Council our pupils:

  • enjoy and feel included with their learning and education
  • feel that the school responds to their needs
  • have opportunities to voice their feelings and opinions about things within school that affect them
  • have a say about decisions and play an active role in making their school a better place