Achieving Success Together

Learning Mentors

Learning Mentors

At Fazakerley Primary School Mrs Dempsey is our Learning Mentor. She works with many of our children, supporting them by:

-listening

-encouraging

-motivating

-exploring problems

-discussing relevant issues

-giving information

-offering guidance

-setting goals and targets

She works alongside the teaching and classroom staff in ensuring pupils can enjoy and achieve during their time in school.

What happens when I go to see the Learning Mentor?

For our pupils, you may be asked to see the Learning Mentor either on your own or as part of a group.  When you first meet with Mrs Dempsey, all she wants to do is get to know you a bit.  After that, it depends on what you talk about and what you both or all agree you need.  Mrs Dempsey may help you to set targets.  These may be about homework, school work, attendance, behaviour, or any other problems which may be affecting your learning.

For you as parents and carers, we can offer support, advice and information regarding issues that affect not just your child’s education, but their emotional and behavioural development.  We can signpost you to other agencies that can provide support, but most importantly, we are a friendly voice on the end of the phone if you need us.  We have an “open door” policy, if you are not able to see us then if you leave a message we will get back to you.