Our Commitment to Pastoral care and wellbeing
Wellbeing is at the centre of everything we do. Children who feel good about themselves and their lives are more engaged in school and do better. We are proud of being recognised as a happy, caring, family-orientated school. The strength of the pastoral care system, by which every child is nurtured and cared for, underpins this reputation.
As a day and boarding school, we have insight into the challenges youngsters face and have spent considerable time devising the best way of ensuring children come to school feeling happy and enjoy their day.
Our pastoral care is supported by the RULER Programme, based on research from Yale University’s Centre for Emotional Intelligence, where children are encouraged to recognise, understand, label and express their emotions, so better to regulate them. With family charters, class charters and mood meters, this system is significant in helping us all promote positive attitudes and relationships.