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Pastoral Support

Pastoral Support at Broadwater School

 

The Eikon Charity                                                           

EikonlogoBroadwater School has an established partnership with The Eikon Charity—a Surrey based charity committed to supporting the well-being, aspirations and resilience of Young People.  As such, in a joint venture, Broadwater School and The Eikon Charity are able to provide an experienced and full-time Youth Specialist, Michael Johnson, to the school, which all of Broadwater’s students are able to access support from.

Mjopic2Michael works within the Pastoral Team alongside Leaders of Achievement Mr Russell Wait (Phoenix), Miss Lindsay Lee (Aquila), Mrs Susan Looseley (Pegasus) as well as Mrs Rachel Jones (Home School Link Worker) and Mrs Jenny Hanson (Pastoral Lead).

The team identify and support Broadwater’s young people, who might be experiencing one or more of the following challenges in their life.

 

Some of the issues Eikon can support young people through:

  • Strained family relationships Eikonemojis
  • Friendship issues
  • Exam stress
  • Drugs and alcohol                                   
  • Low mood and self-esteem
  • Challenging behaviour in school
  • Anger problems
  • Anxiety
  • Young Carer (see below for more details)

Referral Process—Students can be referred to Eikon support from the following:

  • School staff, police or other external agencies
  • Parents/guardians (parents should speak to their child’s form tutor in the first instance)
  • Self-referral, by using lunchtime drop in sessions

Eikon supports young people in school in the following ways:

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Young Carers

EikinyoungcarersEikon is committed to supporting young carers at Broadwater School.

“Young carers are children or young people under the age of 18 who provide regular and on-going care and emotional support to a family member who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances.”   

The Association of Directors of Adult Services and the Association of Directors of Child Services

The Eikon Youth Specialist at Broadwater runs support groups for the school’s young carers through lunchtime clubs, workshops and trips. If your child is a young carer and you would like them to access support from Eikon in school, please contact your child’s form tutor.


Additional Information

If you would like any more additional information on how your child attending Broadwater School might be supported by Eikon, please email Michael at m.johnson@broadwater.surrey.sch.uk or Michael.johnson@eikon.org.uk

Please note: While the role of the Youth Specialist aims to give support to young people who may find themselves in a variety of difficult or challenging circumstances, it is important to note that the Eikon Youth Specialists are not Counsellors.

 

Youth Counselling Providers


Surrey Youth Counselling Service
The Jarvis Centre, Stoughton Road, Guildford GU1 1LJ
Telephone 0345 600 2516  
Website: www.virgincare.co.uk/vc-providers/surrey-youth-counselling
 
Step by Step Counselling Service
Website: www.stepbystep.org.uk/counselling
Telephone: 01252 346120
Email: counselling@stepbystep.org.uk

 

KOOTH.com
Free online support for young people
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