“You must never feel badly about making mistakes ... as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons.” ―
Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

Pastoral Information


The Role of the Pastoral Team at Parkfield School

Our amazing Pastoral Team offer an early intervention service that can make a real difference to the lives of parents, children and young people in our community.

We aim to:

  • Empower parents to take an active role in their child’s social, emotional and educational development.

  • Offer a swift and easy referral route for parents via the school.

  • Support parents regarding a range of issues that are impacting on their family life.

An integral part of the Pastoral Team is linking families with other agencies both statutory and non-statutory and working in partnership with them for the best possible outcomes.

These agencies may include:

  • School Nursing Team

  • Educational Welfare Officers

  • Citizens Advice Bureau

  • Counselling services

  • Sure Start, Local churches and charities

  • Drug and alcohol services

  • Mental Health services

  • Adult Education

  • Housing

  • Domestic Abuse services (Women’s Aid)

  • Children’s Centres

  • Family Support


Parents and children are actively encouraged to seek advice and/or support from any member of our team.

Pastoral Information

Young Carers Whole School Commitment