Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

Working Together And Achieving More

01924 367396

St George's Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8AA


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Learning Mentor


Our Learning Mentor provides a complimentary service to teachers and other staff in school. She helps address the needs of pupils who require support in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential.


The Learning Mentor works with a range of pupils. The role is wide ranging, but the key aim is helping pupils of all ages and abilities. She may work with pupils in one to one or group settings. She may support pupils who are finding it difficult to get along with classmates; pupils who would like to talk to someone about their problems; pupils who may have low self- esteem and need some confidence building; pupils who feel they are always getting in to trouble or pupils who may have experienced a loss.


Pupils can be referred by their teacher or other school staff for a variety of reasons. Or pupils themselves can ask for help from a Learning Mentor.


Our Learning Mentor has supported pupils in improving self-esteem, confidence and motivation; improving friendships and relationships with staff, peers and family; building a more positive attitude towards school and learning; having the ability to deal with situations and conflict; improving attendance and punctuality or reducing behaviour incidents.

Miss J Park