Benton Park NE7

Benton Park Primary School

Celebrating the success and achievements of everyone in our community

Pastoral Support

Feeling safe and well is essential for any child to learn. We have therefore invested significantly to provide our children with a range of pastoral support both outside and inside the classroom.

To contact the team please email: 

Meet the team:

Mr Nick Shepherd: Deputy Head Teacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead and Pastoral Team Lead

Mrs Sarah Pay: Assistant Head Teacher Pastoral & SENDCO

Mrs Barbara Powley: Senior HLTA and Medical Provision Lead

Mrs Julie Anderson: Vulnerable Pupil Lead (academic) 

Mrs Claire Scott: Family Support Lead


Supporting our Pastoral Team are:

Mr Martin Croom: Play Leader

Mr Charlie Knight: PE & Sports Mentor 


We also have access to a range of therapeutic and counselling services to support our pupils.