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Pastoral Care

Breakfast Club
​Students can visit Breakfast Club on Monday and Thursday mornings before class.

Pastoral Care and Student Wellbeing

When people think of "Pastoral Care", they often think of behaviour or the church, when, in fact, Pastoral Care in a school encompasses so much more.

Effective Pastoral Care is achieved through promoting positive school environments that support the development of every student in the following areas:

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Social
  • Emotional

 

Concepts to be addressed

  • School expectations
  • Goal setting - referring to SEEING RED CARS
  • Organisational skills at school
  • Time management and effective use of a School Diary
  • Effective study habits
  • Growth mindset
  • Who's who in the school - who can I go to when ...
  • Identity, self-awareness and self-esteem
  • Positive attitudes
  • Respectful relationships
  • Positive behaviour
  • Resilience
  • Communication - body language, verbal etc
  • Understanding personality types
  • Building confidence
  • Recognising personal differences
  • Appropriate interaction with others
  • Acceptance and tolerance to others
  • Assertiveness vs aggression
  • Leadership and team building
  • Feelings - it's ok to share
  • Active citizenship
  • Ethical bystanding - looking out for friends
  • Appropriate use of technology - social networking and cyber safety
  • Decision making
  • Budgeting
  • Job readiness
  • Drugs, alcohol, driving and parties
  • Personal health and hygiene
  • Healthy eating and exercise
  • Puberty - My body and how it is changing
  • Basic first aid