Family Support Worker

Newman, GHello!

My name is Gail Newman and I am the Family Support Worker for Wood Field Primary School.

My role in school is to provide support, advice and information to families within our school community. I can help you with any worries that you may have in relation to your child’s education, behaviour and wellbeing. I am also here as someone to talk to if you need it!

Support for children includes: promoting good attendance and punctuality, promoting self-esteem and confidence, promoting positive behaviour and attitudes towards learning.

Support for families includes: Signposting you to services in the local area, Liaising with a range of external services such as housing and social care, assistance with completing paperwork and attending meetings with outside agencies with you. 


Useful links

Sutton Young Carers 

Crisis Cafe for adults struggling with mental health 

Networking group for local parents

Charity who help with housing ansd much much more 

Download our support for families pack here 

Emotionally based school avoidance information 

School Refusal Assessment template