Extended Services

 

PLAY THERAPIST

Ann O'Sullivan is currently training to be a Play Therapist is registered with Play Therapy United Kingdom. Ann has worked with children and young people for more than 20 years in both educational and pastoral settings. Ann also works at a local primary school where she specialises in working with children who have special educational needs. Ann is passionate about the integration on children's emotional development when they lack healthy attachments. Ann currently works at our school for one day a week. 

 

SCHOOL COUNSELLOR

The Catholic Children's Society provides St Paul's with a qualified and experienced therapist. Freya Austin works half a day each week. Children are referred to her on the basis of need and suitability. Freya works in many schools across London, and has impacted positively on the children and families that she works with.

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICE

The school has access to Family Support Service, which is accessed through a referral system. If you would like to access the service, please attend any of the drop-in mornings or see Miss Newman who will support you through the referral process. 

Haringey Family Support Service is a free service which can help you:

  • In a crisis.
  • Settle into your new home.
  • With benefits claims, such as housing benefit or family tax credit.
  • Develop social contacts and activities.
  • Access training and employment opportunities.

Haringey Family Support Service can advise and support you with:

  • Schooling issues and accessing childcare.
  • Family difficulties. 
  • Your rights as a tenant. 
  • Debt problems.
  • Making use of other community support services.

They can provide emotional support if you or your family are experiencing:

  • Mental health difficulties.
  • Domestic violence.
  • Harassment.
  • Difficulties with children's behaviour.
  • Drug or alcohol issues.
  • Bereavement.
  • Relationship breakdown.
  • Health problems.

Our link Family Support Worker is Ms Judith Dixon judithdixon@haringey.gov.uk