Pastoral Support


Pastoral Support provides the link in the educational chain between home, the various departments in our school and external agencies/partners. We aim to address individual children’s needs in a holistic way to remove or reduce any barriers to learning to allow our young people to attain and achieve their full potential. All teachers in a school have a clear responsibility for the children’s welfare but it is the Pastoral Care Principal Teacher who has an ‘all round’ picture of an individual pupil’s progress – both academically and in terms of their wellbeing – and, under the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, acts as the child’s Named Person. As this essential link we are a crucial resource within the school and provide pupils, parents/carers and staff with a key professional who is the main point of contact for the individuals in our care. 



DHT: Claire Bethell

PT Pastoral: Liz Davidson

House meeting: Wednesday Period 1

Learning Support Link: Maureen Kenefick



DHT: Jill Gilchrist

PT Pastoral: Lorraine Clifford

House meeting: Thursday Period 4

Learning Support Link: Karen Wotherspoon 



DHT: Gillian Pryce

PT Pastoral: Laura Gibson

House meeting: Monday Period 7

Learning Support Link: Ross Muirhead


Targeted Pastoral Support Arran/Bute/Cumbrae

Jacqui Marwick





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