Nicola is the Pastoral Co-coordinator for the College site.
She works alongside Diane Needham who also supports pastorally post 16. They work in close liaison with you and other professionals to ensure that they know all about your child.
If you are unsure who to talk to, just contact Nicola and she will endeavour to point you in the right direction.
One aspect of her role is to oversee and support transitions and she works closely with staff, students, parents and carers to ensure a complete communication process takes place.
She will ensure that you receive the information you need at the correct time and will be available for guided tours and organised drop-in sessions, coffee mornings and at other times throughout the academic year to offer you and your family support and guidance.
At the college, Nicola holds parent group and meetings are held termly where parents can drop in to discuss key information with external agencies and chat with other parents.
Nicola works closely with all year teams across the organisation on ensuring all students settle into College and that their needs are met. Nicola is also a Mental Health First Aider who supports students that need that little more Intervention time to support their wellbeing needs. This can be met through 1-1 or group activity work. The pastoral team work closely with the Careers team around your child’s future destinations.
Nicola also signs in and administers medication on site for students that need daily medication and liaises with families around health care plans.
This year Nicola has arranged holiday club trips and leads on them this will be something that will continue.