pastoral care

Effective Pastoral Care in Schools

Why does pastoral care matter?

Pastoral care involves teaching and providing opportunities for young people to grow in their self-esteem, confidence, and independence of thought. This facilitates the development of their personal, social and emotional intelligence.

The quality of pastoral care influences the ethos and tone of the whole school and is, therefore, extremely important when creating an atmosphere in which young people can feel secure and achieve.

Pastoral care in schools can be considered ‘effective’ when the following is evident:

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