Pastoral Support

At Colman we aim to provide the highest quality pastoral support throughout the federation. We want to support the children to achieve their best educationally, socially and emotionally.  

Our Pastoral and Parent Support Worker is: 

Donna Goldsmith

How can Pastoral Support be accessed? 

Donna is contactable via the school office (01603 508530) or directly via the e-mail address and mobile number below. 

Donna | | 07795 225289 

Members of school staff can also refer children to the pastoral team or children themselves can let us know they need some support. Parents/Carers will be informed of any intervention planned by the pastoral team. 

Does my child need Pastoral Support? 

  • Are they struggling with low self-esteem? 
  • Have they experienced a bereavement? 
  • Do they struggle to manage their emotions? 
  • Are they often experiencing heightened anxiety? 
  • Do they have something specific they worry about a lot? 
  • Are they experiencing difficulties in their friendship/peer group? 
  • Do you have concerns about their mental health/wellbeing? 

If the answer to any of those questions is yes, or if you have any other concerns, then pastoral support may be a good step in helping your child learn the skills to cope healthily with any struggles they may experience, both now and in the future.   

Can I get support for myself or my family? 

Yes! Part of our role as Pastoral and Parent Support Workers is to work alongside families, not just to support the children in school, but to ensure the wider environment around them is as safe and happy as possible.  

  • Do you have concerns around your own mental health/wellbeing? 
  • Are you struggling to manage family dynamics at home? 
  • Is there something happening in your family that you feel you need to talk about? 
  • Are you worried about money? 
  • Are you finding it difficult to complete a form? 
  • Do you need help finding the right support? 

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, or there is anything else you need support with, then please don’t hesitate to contact Donna using the information above. 

Interim Executive Headteacher - Catherine Wright
Chair of Governors - Karen Gardner

Colman Infant School
Colman Road, Norwich NR4 7AW

Colman Junior School
South Park Avenue, Norwich NR4 7AU