HMC Insight: New times: the pastoral challenge

10 December 2015
Posted by Heidi Salmons
Chris Jeffery (The Grange School) sets out the current picture.

Be careful what you wish for, they say! But having been asked to help form a working group to explore how HMC might best support pupil welfare and wellbeing, the first task was to get the lie of the land: to identify the issues which schools might benefit from addressing and the current preoccupations of our work in pastoral care. Hence a perceptions-based survey of trends over the past five years that was sent round to Members in the spring, the results of which were not altogether surprising.

To read more, see issue 5 of HMC's Insight magazine.