Pastoral Support

At All Angels’ we believe in the Thrive Approach to support our learners.

Clover Hill Pastoral Team

  • Ms Sandy Griffiths-Thrive Practitioner
  • Mrs Dawn Inger- Thrive Practitioner and Pastoral Support
  • Billie Berkshire-Thrive Practitioner

St. Michael’s Pastoral Team

  • Mr Paul Stapleton– Pastoral Support and Thrive Practitioner for Year 3 & 5B
  • Miss Tiffany Howard – Pastoral Support and Thrive Practitioner for Year 4 & 5H
  • Mrs Claire Francis – Pupil Support and Thrive Practitioner for Year 6 & 5L

Paddy Venner, Life Coach, also complements our team and works with children across the school. Paddy also runs Activ8 sessions to support our Year Six children with transition.

Referrals may come in to the team from school staff, parents and also pupils themselves.

The Pastoral Team member’s role within the schools is to work with pupils and their families in identifying barriers to learning and support children in order for them to reach their full potential. This support is individual to the pupil and can take form in any area including the following;

  • Social Skills
  • Emotional Support
  • Bereavement
  • Anger Management
  • Low self esteem
  • Friendship Issues
  • Transition
  • Improving attendance

As a school we support families and can signpost to support:


St. Michaels Junior pastoral team have all been trained in supporting our bereaved children and families. Support can include referring and signposting to outside agencies, making memory jars with children ,  being there to listen and to talk about any questions that children have about death, funerals/cremations and how they feel. - supporting children - supporting adults

Helping you to support Bereaved Children and Young People

Domestic Abuse

If you are in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the Police

Lauren Sherwood is The Domestic Abuse Champion for our school offering support and advice to our parents and staff who are victims themselves of Domestic Abuse or are worried about someone else. - information about what is Domestic Abuse and help and support available in Norfolk -  Safe houses, Children and Adult support.

24 hour helpline - 0300 561 0077

Mens advice Line -0808 801 0327 

Support with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender domestic abuse.

National Domestic Violence Helpline 24 hour - 0808 2000 247 

Norwich Foodbank

Please get in contact with Lauren Sherwood if food bank vouchers are needed.

Divorce and Separation - experienced solicitors, mediators and skilled negotiators based in Norwich - Family support for separated families

Honour-based Abuse

Honour-based abuse is defined as a crime or incident which has or may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family and / or the community. It is a collection of practices used to control behaviour and includes Forced Marriage (FM) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Forced Marriage Unit

(+44) (0) 207 008 0151 Monday - Friday 9-5pm
(+44) (0) 207 008 1500 Global Response Centre (out of hours)

If you have concerns that a girl or young woman may be taken overseas for FGM then you should call the Norfolk MASH immediately on 0344 800 8020.

Phone 999 in emergencies

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