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Consultancy and Training

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Support

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Contact the Adviser:

Kate Stockdale
Wellbeing Adviser
Tel: 01438 844819

Feedback from schools who have held workshops run by the Adviser for Traveller Achievement

Feedback from teachers:

‘It gave a positive insight into the Traveller communities’
‘Wonderful afternoon’
‘Travellers were proud of their heritage. They were pleased to share their knowledge and traditions’
‘The children enjoyed the different tasks, skills and materials used’

Feedback from pupils:

‘It was fun learning’
‘It was interesting to learn about the fair, I didn’t know it existed! I want to
do it again’
‘It was brilliant I liked it because we got to draw horses’
‘There were lots of activities to choose from and lots of materials to pick

The Wellbeing Adviser supports schools and settings to promote the progress and achievement of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils (GRT).

Support available includes:

  • Staff meetings, INSET, briefings and governor training to raise awareness of Traveller cultures and lifestyles. Opportunities to examine and discuss factors which may affect and impact upon the achievement of GRT pupils in school
  • Support to schools to positively reflect GRT cultures & lifestyles in the curriculum and promote inclusion
  • Guidance on meeting the needs of newly arrived Traveller pupils
  • Support and advice on developing distance learning packages for pupils travelling for extended periods of time. Exploring ICT opportunities to enable school and pupils to exchange work and maintain a continuity of learning.


For further information on consultancy and training please contact:

Herts for Learning
Tel: 01438 845111