Mount Pleasant Primary School

Mount Pleasant Primary School

'Every child matters, every moment counts'

Early Help 

Pastoral Support & Nurture Intervention

Mrs Brown - Nurture Intervention + Mrs Hussain - Pastoral Support
Mrs Brown - Nurture Intervention + Mrs Hussain - Pastoral Support

Mrs Brown and Mrs Hussain work within school to help children and families with any difficulties they may be experiencing. They are available to listen, offer support and practical advice. 

Our Pastoral Support & Nurture Intervention leaders are here to:

  • Listen
  • Support children and families
  • Offer Early Help Intervention and Early Help Assessments
  • Promote positive behaviour 
  • Offer encouragement and help build self-esteem and confidence
  • Sign post to other services 

Who do our Pastoral Support & Nurture Intervention leaders work with? 

  • Individuals and groups of children (Nurture Groups) 
  • Parents/carers
  • Teachers and other members of staff around school 
  • External agencies such as Children's Social Care, Health Professionals and Children and Family Wellbeing Service

The roles of the Pastoral Support & Nurture Intervention leaders

For Children:

  • Build confidence, raise self-esteem and motivation 
  • Improve social skills, from friendships to relationships with family and staff
  • Improve attendance and punctuality
  • Remove barriers to learning
  • Help children achieve their potential
  • Help with children's social and emotional wellbeing doing group work and 1-1 sessions 

For Families:

  • Improve support and communication between home and school
  • Access to outside agencies and someone to talk to in confidence 

For school:

  • More effective and efficient communication between parents/carers, teachers and external agencies 

What strategies do our Pastoral Support & Nurture Intervention leaders use to help a child further or reach their full potential? 

  • 1-1 mentoring session to discuss problems and address how these may be overcome via solution focus based approaches 
  • Individual sessions focusing on particular issues such as bullying or attendance 
  • Group activities such as friendship groups / Nurture Groups 
  • Utilisation of child's own hobbies or interests to enhance performance 
  • Liaise with parents and other agencies when in the best interest of the child/family and school 

What can parents do to help?

  • Speak to the class teacher
  • Discuss any concerns with the Pastoral Support
  • Talk to your child about any concerns they may have and contact school 
  • Seek advice and support from the Pastoral Support at any time 
  • Attend parents evening 
  • Keep up to do with school information 
  • Read school website and social media pages regularly 


The Pastoral Support and Nurture Intervention leaders are here to support and encourage pupils and parents to overcome challenges and barriers faced both inside and outside school. In order for this to be achieved communication between school and home is essential. 

You can contact the Pastoral Support and Nurture Intervention leaders by contacting the school via telephone or email. 

01254 232046

The Sunshine Room