Pastoral Care Policy
In the supportive environment of the College students are known and cared for and encouraged to develop their diverse gifts and talents. The College aims to be a happy, safe and welcoming place and students share in the responsibility for contributing to the happiness and well-being of every person in the College community.
Aims of Pastoral Care
Expectations of student behaviour as expressed in the school code of behaviour aim to develop self-discipline and personal responsibility.
Through the wide range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by the school, the pastoral care of each student aims to develop individual talent and ability.
Implementation of Pastoral Care
- Policies and procedures we have in place, such as:
– Code of Behaviour including Rewards and Affirmation and Code of Discipline Anti-Bullying Policy, Child Protection and Welfare,
- Programmes such as:
-Religious Education programme Learning Support and Resource
- Services such as:
-Chaplaincy, Career Guidance and Counselling services
- Structures such as:
-Prefect system and Student Council
- Roles and responsibilities such as:
-Year Head and Tutor
-Career Guidance Counsellor
-Designated Liaison Person
-Learning Support, Resource Teachers and Special Needs Assistants.
Information and communication
The College is committed to respect and sensitivity in the manner in which information about students
and families is received, shared, stored and accessed.
In all communication we encourage mutual trust, respect, listening, patience, willingness to reach
consensus and co-operation.
The staff is committed to supporting students and families who may be experiencing difficulties at
Review of the policy
As well as on-going informal monitoring of the policy and its implementation, there should be a formal
review/evaluation approximately every three years.