Thorpe Primary School

Where we all can shine

0113 5217040

Dolphin Lane, Thorpe, Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF3 3DG

MindMate Support Team 

We are excited to be working in partnership with the MindMate Support Team (MMST). The MindMate Support Team is a Mental Health Support Team which is part of a joint national initiative between the Department of Education and NHS England, following the 2017 Green Paper 'Transforming Children and Young People's Mental Health Provision'.


The MMST is an Early Intervention/preventative service. Their aim is to improve access to emotional wellbeing support for children & young people up to the age of 19 who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties.


Please click here to find out about the team members. 


The MMST will be working closely with school staff to provide:

  • Staff training

  • Information sessions for parents and carers

  • Whole school assemblies

  • Class workshops

  • Small group interventions

  • 1:1 support for children

The MindMate Support Team can offer school advice and support in a number of areas, including:

  • Mental Health Awareness
  • 5 Ways to Wellbeing
  • Understanding & Managing Emotions
  • Anxiety
  • Low Mood
  • Stress
  • Self-Harm
  • Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • OCD
  • Resilience
  • Promoting healthy Sleep
  • Mindfulness Techniques

Parent/Carer Information sessions:

Across the year, the MMST will provide information sessions for parents and carers. The information sessions dates for 2024-2025 can be found here.


After each information session, please click on the session title to see the presentation:


29th April 2024, 8.45am Supporting good sleep


19th June 2024, 2.15pm Supporting your child with transition 


10th September 2024, 8.45am Understanding and Managing emotions