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Mount Carmel

Catholic Primary School

I have come so that they may have life and have it to the full - John 10:10

Support for All- Including helplines for children, staff and parents/carers

If you are worried your child may need support with their mental health, please talk to your child's class teacher. Mrs Crouch is also available, contact the school office to make an appointment with her.

Many of you will already know about SCP (Schools Counselling Partnership) and the mental health services they offer our school. Claudio De Souzza  is our Therapeutic Lead in School and he is here to support your child(ren), parents and also staff:



The Space: Every Friday, Claudio goffers a lunchtime drop-in for children who want to talk about any feelings or worries they may be struggling with. This is a safe, confidential space where children can feel listened to in order to feel better or to better understand their emotions. The children can complete a Space slip and put it into one of the red boxes that are around school. If you would NOT like your child to make use of this service, please notify the school as soon as possible.


1:1 counselling: We have Klaudia, who is an Arts psychotherapist, working with specific children who may benefit from more regular support, using therapeutic play and the creative arts.



Sometimes we could all do with someone to talk to.  If you would like to meet Claudio for a confidential and non-judgemental chat about you, your child, or any other worries, he is available on Fridays at 9-10am. You can call/text Claudio on 07901-000609 or email him at



Claudio is also here to support all our staff, whether through trainings or by helping them think about specific children who may need a little extra help.