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Home School Link Worker

Katherine Bourne is our Home School Link Worker (HSLW).  Katherine works together across both Shottermill Junior School and Infant School to support the wellbeing of children and families.  Her working times for the Junior School are as follows:

  • Monday morning
  • Tuesday afternoon
  • Wednesday morning

The role of the HSLW is to:

  • offer support to pupils, parents and families on a wide variety of issues (e.g. emotional wellbeing or bereavement)
  • promote positive behaviour at home and in school
  • help ensure children attend school regularly
  • help create links between home and school
  • help support families through financial difficulties (e.g. food bank, charity referrals)

Katherine can provide one-to-one support and advice, therapeutic sessions for children and families or signpost to other agencies for Early Help.  She also works with other professionals such as the School Nurse and offers support groups for parents and carers where possible on a range of topics and themes. 

If you would like to contact Katherine, her email address is: