Pastoral Support

If you are in need of support, please do not hesitate to speak to your  Tutor,  Year Leader, Miss Harrison or Dr Palmer. Staff will be able to put you in the touch with the right people who can help you and offer you support as well. We have counsellors who come into School and a school nurse, who runs a drop-in on Thursdays.

Do not hesitate to reach out for support.

Useful links are below.

If you have any concerns over the safety of a child or young person: The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Miss F Harrison.

Pastoral Team

Assistant Headteacher – Pastoral  – Miss Fiona Harrison – Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
Year 7 Year Leader     Mrs Nina Lewis
Year 8 Year Leader     Mrs Hayley Busby
Year 9 Year Leader     Miss Charlotte Burnham
Year 10 Year Leader   Miss Georgie Sales
Year 11 Year Leader   Mrs Marion Chumbley

Assistant Headteacher – Sixth Form – Dr Michael Palmer –  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)
Year 12 Year Leader  Mrs Jacqui Hicks (maternity cover for Mrs Hiett)
Year 13 Year Leader  Mrs Hayley Ellen

Dr Palmer has oversight of Years 12 and 13, Mrs French has oversight of Years 7 – 11

Each student is encouraged to discuss their achievements and concerns with us at all times. They are mentored and progress monitored by their form tutor in the first instance.  The Assistant and Deputy Heads of Sixth Form take responsibility for each year group, and develop an overview of each girl.  Overall responsibility for Sixth Form pastoral care lies with the Head of Sixth Form.

In addition to the extensive support within the Sixth Form team, students are also able to access support from the school nurse, who holds drop in sessions once a week. They can also access a counselling service within school.

Key issues of personal development and well-being are considered as part of the Sixth Form PSHE and Enrichment Day programmes.

Students can also access support through the pastoral email address:

The following staff are fully trained Mental Health First Aiders – Youth

  • Mrs Adams
  • Mrs Dale
  • Mrs Ellen
  • Mrs Goksel
  • Mrs Hiett
  • Miss Harrison
  • Miss Pocock