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Pastoral Support

Our pastoral team is here to help...

Our pastoral team

Our pastoral team is here to offer support and assistance to all families at Stopsley. We aim to enhance and develop relationships with families to help your child reach their full potential.

We have a dedicated family suite which is friendly and welcoming. If you need any help or just want a chat, pop in to see us via the main reception or call : 01582 611035. You can also email our pastoral team at:



Our parental engagement team

Four members of staff are readily available to help Stopsley's families with anything that they need. , Mrs Johnstone and Ms Mann can all be contacted on 01582 611035 or via the school office email address:

We offer support, information, advice and sign-posting with the following plus more...

  • Attendance
  • Free School Meals
  • Parenting
  • Completing Forms
  • Transition
  • Behaviour
  • Referrals to agencies
  • Home visits
  • Uniform
  • Housing
  • Benefits
  • Additional support and services
  • General advice

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Being a parent comes with the responsibility to prepare a child for the world he/she lives in.  Parents provide the safety, security, joy, play and learning children need to be the best they could be, whilst allowing the chance for each child to find their place and purpose in life.

Sometimes we all need some support or guidance – if you ever need to talk to our family team or SEND team, please do get in touch.

Scroll down to find a variety of useful links which may help you.

Family Lives - Free 24 hour confidential helpline. Online advice and information

Citizens Advice Bureau - Free confidential impartial advice

Luton All Women's Centre - Run support groups for women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds

DAD info - Advice and support for fathers

Luton Borough Council Housing Needs - Assist with homelessness and housing needs

Healthy Child - Health and Nutrition Advice for parents

National Careers Service - Provide information, advice and guidance on learning, training and work

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    The Big Life Kids Podcast Episode 2

    We hope you enjoyed the first episode of ‘The Big Life Kids Podcast’ last week which looked at having a growth mindset. If you have missed it, do not worry. The link is still available on our school website in our Family Blog.  This week, episode 2 continues to develop the though...
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    The Big Life Kids Podcast

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    Some ideas to help support your child as they return to school

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  • 12/02/21

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  • 03/02/21

    Looking for something to do on your family walks around the village?

    We understand that during these difficult times, being inside all day can be really challenging. Some people have taken up going on walks to get some fresh air and break up the day. Why not head to the Stopsley Community Garden on St Thomas' Road and see what bugs you can find?   Stop...
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  • 05/11/20

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    The poster and information in the attachments below are about Free Employability Workshops and for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools which parents may find useful. 
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  • 29/09/20

    Advice and Support

    The links below are for advice, support and useful information for parents and carers. Lots of useful advice and support under various headings Parent support and advice...
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