Hemlington Hall Academy

Peer Mentors

Our Peer mentoring program, at Hemlington Hall Academy, is about provide guidance for the children from the children. Through this special relationship, peer mentors provide advice and support and serve as role models for younger and older people who need help.

These children do a wonderful job supporting everybody at Hemlington Hall Academy.

Children in Key Stage 2 have the opportunity to train as peer mentors who work in the playground to help children feel safe and happy at all times. These children have to set an example to others on the playground in order that other children feel they can help to solve their problems appropriately.

These children always set a good example to others.  They always demonstrate the school values and can be relied upon to carry out their duties responsibly and to the best of their abilities at all times. These children do not usually need adult support in order to help children have happy and safe playtimes.  They find solutions, make decisions and resolve conflict and will refer to an adult if they feel they cannot resolve a situation.

Challenging Bullying  Award

The Peer mentors have worked hard since 2105 and as a result year after year they have been awarded the ‘BIG Award’ in recognition of all their hard work and dedication.


Hemlington Hall Academy have created a caring and nurturing ethos in their school.  They have fully trained peer supporters who are there for other pupils who may be upset or need friends to play with.  Their anti-bullying policy is excellent, concise and comprehensive.  Hemlington Hall adopt a whole school approach to ensure that the pupils treat each other with respect.  The children are involved at every stage of their anti-bullying work and we are delighted to award them for excellence in challenging bullying.

Val McFarlane (Director – Bullying Intervention Group)

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.