A fully qualified School Nurse is available on site daily throughout the academic year. Her core role is to care for pupils who are injured or unwell, providing appropriate treatment and if necessary organising further medical management. The School Nurse builds strong communication links with parents, ensuring they are kept fully informed of their child’s care and arranging for the collection of their child from school when required.
In conjunction with academic staff, the nurse in heavily involved in pastoral care and is able to provide basic counselling to students. The nurse can advise and signpost students and parents to services that will provide specialist support if necessary.
The school in conjunction with the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Primary Care Trusts provides a vaccination programme in line with government guidelines.
For further information, please contact;
Andrea Eid, LGJS School Nurse
Julia Parsons, LGS School Nurse.
Tel: 0116 2591985
The School Counsellor, Raksha Patel MBACP, offers support to students dealing with emotional health and wellbeing issues.
Raksha is a qualified Counsellor and a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists), she has over 17 year’s experience supporting schoolchildren with any worries, issues or concerns they may have. Appointments are made on a referral basis via Heads of Year, School Nurses or self-referral.
Raksha offers a safe non-judgemental environment for students to explore their thoughts and feelings by allowing them to talk and be heard while supporting them throughout their school life.
All meetings are confidential unless a referral is required to an outside agency. Parents would always be informed if this deemed necessary.