Mrs Ackerley’s main roles as Pastoral Manager at Grangetown Primary School are to:
- Deal with child protection, attendance, behavioural, pastoral and welfare issues, within school and be the first point of contact and liaison between families and other agencies, such as social services, Police or child health.
- Support and work with pupils and families to maximize learning for individual pupils. To be friendly, helpful and welcoming to parents, listen and advise or sign post to correct agencies
- Encourage engagement of parents and the wider community into school life.
- Contribute to the development of a whole school approach to overcome obstacles to learning and improve pupil participation in learning and whole school life. To provide a good role model for children, and to develop a relationship with both parents and children, which is professional, firm, fair, caring and friendly.
Together, the whole school community aims to provide a safe and happy working environment for all pupils so that they can achieve their best and have a positive contribution to school and community life.