Beyond the School Gate

At St Gerard's we pride ourselves with the support, advice and information we provide to all of our families within our school community.  We can help you with any worries that you may have in relation to your child's education, behaviour and wellbeing. We are also here if you need someone to talk.



All advice and support is confidential although concerns relating to the safeguarding of children will always be dealt with in accordance with the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.  Mrs Wright (Family Support Workder) may not have all the answers straightaway, but we as a school we can work together to ensure you feel supported 

Support for pupils includes:

  • promoting good attendance and punctuality
  • promoting self-esteem and confidence
  • promoting positive behaviour and positive attitudes to learning
  • providing one-to-one support

​Support for families includes:

  • Providing information and signposting to other services in the local area
  • Liasing with a range of external services such as housing and Social Care
  • Assistance in completing paperwork and forms e.g. housing, special educational needs, school places and benefits
  • Attendance and support at school and other agency meetings
  • Advice and support in promoting positive behaviour at home
  • Guidance with career and personal development and access to training and workshops in school


Home School Learning Packs (COVID-19 Coronavirus)

Following advice from Halton Borough Council (Local Authority) and the Department of Education (DFE) please find attached, with thanks to TTS Group, Home Learning Packs for Key Stage 1 (Year 1 & 2) and Key stage 2 (Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6). In addition to the work that has been prepared by your child's class teacher, please download the following packs for additional materials. 

Please click on the following links to be taken to online resources to support your child's learning at home. 

Crick Web


Phonics Play

Letters and Sounds

Phonics Bloom

Religious Education Resources

Children's Liturgy - CAFOD

Oxford Owl


Premier League Primary Stars- Home Learning

The Body Coach - Daily PE Workouts

Dance with Oti Mabuse

Youth Sport Trust PE Resources- Early Years

Youth Sport Trust PE Resources- KS1 and KS2

MSP- Resources to stay active at home

Also, with thanks to 'The Literacy Company', we have attached literacy packs for EYFS (Reception) - Year 6. Please click on the downloads listed with 'THE LITERACY COMPANY' below. 

**Disclaimer - we do not own the following materials they have been gifted from the authors due to COVID-19 pandemic**

Files to Download

Contact Us

St Gerard's Catholic Primary and Nursery School

Lugsdale Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6DD

Office Manager: Mrs M Roach

0151 424 2879

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