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La Sainte Union Catholic School

Congolese Link Worker

Congolese Link Worker

 Our Congolese Link Worker is here to:

  • make a cultural bridge between home and school;
  • work with you, as parents, to develop ways to support and encourage your daughter with her learning;
  • work with your daughter to help her to reach her full potential through group and one-to-one discussion;
  • promote good relationships between parents and school staff;
  • provide information, advice and guidance to support you, as parents.

Our Link Worker will also organise a range of services to meet the specific needs of Congolese pupils and parent(s)/carer(s) at La Sainte Union.

These may include :

For Parent(s)/Carer(s) 

  • helping to understand the UK education system, including SEND and post-16 provision;
  • how to deal with cultural clashes;
  • coping with teenage issues and inter-generational conflict;
  • setting boundaries;
  • giving information about English classes and how to get into the job market.

For Pupils

  • supporting learning and helping to achieve potential;
  • guiding and mentoring young people about teenage issues;
  • inter-generational conflict;
  • cultural clashes;
  • drug and alcohol abuse;

If you would like to speak or meet with the Congolese Link Worker,

 please contact:  020 7428 4600