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Child & Family Wellbeing Lead

Welcome to the Parent Well Being page. We are regularly updating this page to give you access to up to date advice and links to resources on all wellbeing Issues. If you have any specific needs please do get in touch by emailing or calling the office on 0208 546 7178


If your financial circumstances have changed due to the Corona Virus or for any other reason and you need to apply for free school meals you can apply through Kingston Council by pressing the link below and filling out the electronic form. If you need any support with this process please get in touch with the school office and we will help you.


CWMT Wellbeing Challenge Home Pack

Mental Health Awareness Week Nature Guide for Parents and Caregivers

An Introduction to Emotion Coaching - link to slides shared at the workshop for parents March 21

Link to the Powerpoint Presentation for Our Wellbeing talk on Promoting Resilience in the Primary Years





A new Kingston Project called 'Things I Need' run by are open for requests for good quality clothes, school uniform, shoes, bed linen, towels, kitchen and houseware, toys books and many more things. Requested items will be gathered for pick up at the organisation's day centre or in some cases delivery can be organised.

Get in touch with to make a list of things needed and we will make the referral on your behalf.





This resource has been put together to support you if you are grieving the sudden death of someone close to you, or if you are supporting someone going through sudden bereavement.




Here is a pack of resources from the Kingston iCope Services covering all aspects of looking after ourselves during the Covid crisis and local and national organisation information for support with a wide variety of issues.



Local Wellbeing and Health Advice and Organisations

Services to Use If You Are Worried about Your Safety or the Safety of a Child

Help and Support for anyone worried about the emotional well being or Mental Health of a young person aged from 0-25

Parenting Advice and Free Helpline - open daily




Hello my name is Kate Shaw - As Wellbeing Lead for children and families I work as part of our Inclusion Team supporting children, parents and carers.

Our aim at St Joseph's is to support families and encourage children to enjoy school and feel happy and secure.

I am able to provide support for children and carers. I am also a link between home and school, and an ongoing contact as children move from school to school.

During term time, we work in partnership with parents and carers, school, and other agencies to support families - aiming to resolve current issues and prevent future difficulties.


I can help....

Children who are experiencing difficult times or who are withdrawn and anxious.

Parents or carers experiencing difficulties with their children's behaviour.

Families who are reacting to change, such as parental separation or bereavement.

Parents and carers whose children are reluctant to attend school or have been excluded.

Parents or carers who may need support on a wide range of issues or difficulties impacting on their family life e.g. illness, domestic violence, disability or financial difficulties.


I can also...

Help with links between you and school.

Support you at school meetings.

Help you towards other sources of help, advice and support.

Provide information on support groups for parents and carers.

Work closely with the Inclusion Lead to support wider issues.



Please contact me via the school office or via email at


With your consent we will explore the difficulties your child or family is experiencing and try to find the best way forward together.


Please click on the rainbow icon below for more information about our well-being focus from previous terms. 



Contact me

Please click on the links below to find out more information regarding each subject/organisation.