Learning Mentor

Miss Diane Croisdale

Learning Mentor

Miss Croisdale is our Learning Mentor and part of the DSL team at Gawthorpe Community Academy. She is available to support children and parents/carers with any problems, worries or concerns you may have about school, learning behaviours, friendships, medical issues, mental health and wellbeing or safeguarding

Her role in school includes:

  • working with groups of children to develop social skills and friendships;
  • supporting families who might be going through a difficult time, such as a bereavement or changes to circumstances;
  • supporting other staff in school with behaviour or other issues that might arise;
  • being a link between school, families, and other agencies such as the Early Help Hub, Social Services, School Nursing;
  • deputy designated safeguarding lead responsible for monitoring and reporting safeguarding incidents in school;
  • working closely with the Attendance Officer to allow all children to access learning and achieve their full potential.

Most importantly, her role is to help children engage with their education, by helping families overcome barriers that may be in their way.

To contact Miss Croisdale, please call the school Office or call her work mobile on 07789286870, and she will do what she can to help.

You can also chat to her if you have any safeguarding concerns, or are worried about any children or adults within the school community.

Miss Croisdale looks forward to meeting and working with all children and parents.