Pastoral Team

At William Harding we are very proud of our strong Pastoral team and we work hard to ensure all our pupils and families are well supported whatever the need.

Please find information below regarding our pastoral staffing team. Should you wish to contact any staff please note details can be found on the ‘Who to contact sheet.

Safeguarding Team

If you have a Safeguarding concern please speak to a member of the Safeguarding team;

Mrs Skinner - KS2 Deputy Head and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Bone - Lead Family Liaison Officer and Safeguarding Manager

Miss Cotchin - Headteacher and Deputy DSL

Mr Archer - WOW Club (Breakfast and After School Club)

Family Liaison Team

Our FLOs a team of staff who work to support our pupils and needs including Safeguarding and those that are vulnerable. They offer training for staff and work with parents to build strong relationship between home and school. They also work to improve attendance and home visits.

Mrs Bone - Lead Family Liaison Officer

Mrs Bicknell - Family Liaison Officer

Miss Durham - Family Liaison Officer


We have a Matron, Mrs Lambourne, in school full time who supports our pupils and staff with any medical needs or information She co-ordinates all medicines and risk assessments and is a trainer in many areas of First Aid.

School Counsellor

We are proud to have our own counsellor starting with us in September. Tracy Porter is an experienced counsellor, and qualified teacher and has many years experience supporting young people of all ages, both in schools and in private practice. 

Youth Mental Health First Aider

We understand the demands and challenges of modern day life on our pupils and the importance of ensuring they are supported and feel safe. We have a member of staff Ms Baldwin who is our school Mental Health First Aider and leads on our PSHE curriculum.