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Wood Field Primary School

Family support Worker


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. 

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