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St Mary's Catholic Primary School

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Our Family Learning Mentor

Our Family Learning Mentor, Ms Kat Hampson, has a dedicated office, safe space and therapeutic area within school which can be accessed by any pupil who feels they require some extra space and/or support outside of the classroom environment. The space can also be used for targeted interventions which support the learning and development of our pupils and the enrichment of their emotional health and well being.


There is a vast array of support available from our Family Learning Mentor, a few examples of the support which can be provided, are detailed below; 


♦ Social, Emotional, Mental Health or Behavioural Support for pupils

♦ Family Support and Advice for parents/guardians

♦ Signposting to other services

♦ Making referrals to other agencies for further external support

♦ Attendance / Punctuality concerns


If you require any support or advice you can contact Ms Hampson via the school office on 01253 878445 or by email on


Mylo - Our school dog




Ms Hampson also shares her office with Mylo, our school dog. Mylo attends school daily and can be seen around school, interacting with the children and staff. 



Ms Hampson is also the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for St Marys and will be the main point of contact for any families who are being supported by Children's Social Care or Early Support services.


If you have any safeguarding concerns you can contact the school office on 01253 878445 or email our Family Learning Mentor directly via the below email address;


Alternatively, if you have an urgent concern about a child you should contact Lancashire Children's Social Care directly on 0300 123 6720 or out of hours on 0300 123 6722 (5pm - 8am)

For further details on the additional responsibilities of our Family Learning Mentor, please click on the link below.