Meet the PIT Stop Team
Mrs Kick - Inclusion Leader, Designated Safeguard Lead and SENCO
Mrs Kick (BA Honors PGCE and RGN)
Mrs Kick is the Child Protection Officer at Midfield. She liaises with staff, parents and outside agencies to provide the safest environment possible for our children to grow, learn and thrive, overcoming any barriers they may have to their learning.
Miss Withers - Pupil Support Lead and Deputy Designated Safeguard Lead
Miss Withers (BSc Psychology and MSc Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience)
Miss Withers helps and supports children and their families through difficult times which may mean sign posting them to outside agencies. Trained to deliver Paws.b mindfulness and Draw and Talk sessions.
Mrs Balachander - Pastoral Support
Mrs Balachander’s role includes promoting children's emotional health and well-being, and running specific interventions such as social skills groups. She works alongside her Therapy dog Skye, to provide weekly support to those children that need it.
Mrs Balachander is training to be a play therapist working with children (and their families) to overcome difficult emotional or psychological situations that is preventing a child to reach their full potential.
Skye - Pet Therapy Dog
Skye is a fully trained and qualified Pet Therapy Dog.
Skye is a very friendly and calm dog, who will work under the care of Mrs Balachander who is part of our pastoral team.