Sheerness West Federation

Wellbeing Team

At West Minster School, the well-being of our children is of paramount importance. This includes their emotional well-being, as well as ensuring they are physically well-cared for.

As part of this commitment to their care, we have a dedicated Wellbeing Team;

Mr Nigel Cates – Deputy Head of School / Inclusion Manager / Safeguarding

Mrs Claire Carter – Wellbeing Manager / FLO / Safeguarding

Mrs Jacci Fitch – Pastoral Support Worker

As a team we also work very closely with these other important people;

Mrs Michelle Davies – SENCO

Claire Tizzard – Attendance Officer

Irene Montgomery – Inclusion Support

We believe that our school should provide a caring, positive safe and stimulating environment that promotes the social, physical and moral development of the individual child.

We are also here for families!  From time to time every family faces challenges, such as bereavement, changes in circumstances, behaviour issues, the list goes on!  Please do come and speak to us if you are finding things difficult or if you need some support.  We may not know all the answers but we will always be able to find someone that does.  After all, a problem shared is a problem halved!

Wellbeing during the current situation:

If you need any support please leave a message with your child’s teacher, via ClassDojo or by telephoning the school office (01795 662178) Your message will be directed to us.

Mental Health:

Tips, advice and guidance on where you can get support for your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

https://youngminds.org.uk/

Help to explain Coronavirus from ELSA support:

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Story-in-English.pdf

Bereavement support for children and young people from Nurture UK:

https://www.nurtureuk.org/what-we-do/news/news/bereavement-support-children-and-young-people

Parent & Toddler Group

Not running at present

Family Games Club

Not running at present

Tea & Toast

Not running at present

Useful Links

KINDRED SPIRIT SUPPORT GROUP

Do you have a family member’s child living with you?

Would you like to meet others in the same situation?

Would you like an hour for you?

Maybe you have a Special Guardianship or Child Arrangement Order.

Please come along and join us; refreshments provided and younger children are welcome too.

Where?   The Parent Hub

When?    2nd Tuesday of every month (not running in person at present)

Time?  9am-10am

For more information speak to Claire at West Minster or Sally at Rose Street

School Contact Details

Head Teacher H Brewer

Contact Person D Jamieson

Email westminster.office@swfed.co.uk

Telephone 01795 662178

School Address
West Minster Primary School
St. Georges Avenue
Sheerness
Kent, ME12 1ET

School Opening Times

Juniors:  8.45am – 3.15pm

Infants:  8.45am – 3.10pm

Nursery  8.30am – 11.30,     12.00pm – 3.00pm