Peer Mentoring

Learning to support each other

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This year we are running the Peer Mentoring scheme again – the Year 7 children met with Year 11 mentors during registration and helped the form tutor with form business. The mentors will build a relationship with the Year 7 children over the next few weeks and then there will be the ‘buddying up’ of small groups of mentors to mentees.

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We are expecting the mentors to work with the Year 7 students on topics such as anti bullying, self-esteem and generally listen to any worries and concerns that they might be experiencing at that time and offer ideas to help solve their problems.

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This scheme is just one of many successful enrichment programmes which we encourage our students to take part in during their time here at Westholme.