Christ is at the heart of our school community; through loving, living and learning together, we all grow as the person God calls us to be.


Here at St Peter’s, we recognise that life can be difficult for families at times, and we are here to provide support for you and for your children. We can help in a number of ways.

If you are struggling financially then, speak to us about:

  • Accessing support to manage your household budget.
  • Support to access benefits and Free School Meals.
  • Support with school uniform-new and pre loved.
  • Food bank vouchers.



In-school support for emotional/mental health needs-



We are proud to be a myHappymind School. Grounded in positive psychology and neuroscience, myHappymind is a whole school approach that aims to develop resilient, confident, independent children who are able to understand how to keep mentally healthy.  

It helps children to:

  • Feel happier
  • Know what to do when they feel worried or stressed
  • Improve their focus and learn more
  • Achieve more of the goals that they set for themselves
  • Develop better relationships with friends and families
  • Feel great about who they are and have positive self esteem

The myHappymind resources for parents can be accessed online or via their free app.  These resources will support you as parents/carers to further embed learning in school and ensure that you child is able to engage in these topics with you.

Katy Seed, our Family Learning Mentor, is our myHappymind champion, please chat to her if you require any help downloading the app or accessing resources. 


For most children, our curriculum and daily practices in class will enable them to develop effective strategies to regulate their emotions and manage day-to-day life.  Some children, however, require a more personalised approach to managing their mental health needs. This is why we offer a range of support mechanisms within school. There is often high demand for these spaces and therefore they are allocated on a need’s basis. Possible support consists of:

  • Friendship group support 
  • Support from an ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant) 
  • Therapeutic Forest School Sessions 
  • Referrals to external agencies

At times, your child and/or family may need help that is beyond that which school can provide.  In these instances, we will support you by referring on to external agencies such as:  

  • Schools Nursing team – for health advice and signposting of other support services   
  • Neurodevelopmental pathway (NDD) 
  • Lancashire’s Child and Family Wellbeing Service  
  • Lancashire Family Hubs
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH team) 
  • Foodbank   

Attendance support

The best way for you to support your child’s learning is to ensure that they attend school, on time, each school day.  If you are struggling to ensure your child’s attendance, please speak to the pastoral team about how we can support you with this.  

As a team, we do follow up on non-attendance – this may include telephone calls or doorstep visits to see how we can help you, as a family, to improve your child’s attendance.

How to contact us

If you need Early Help Support, then please speak to Katy Seed our Family Learning Mentor.