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The role of the Pastoral Lead in schools is critical to student welfare, and with such a broad role it is crucial that you keep up to date with changes to guidance, law and best practice.
Chaired by Phil Jones, National Chair, National Association for Pastoral Care in Education this full day conference will look at recent changes to guidance on behaviour, exclusions, attendance and safeguarding so that you are able to remain compliant and understand the impact that these will have on your day-to-day work.
Our experts will also be delivering sessions on some of the biggest challenges facing pastoral leads in schools, including; responding to the cost of living crisis, supporting student mental health and wellbeing and addressing the difficulties arising out of cyber bullying.
Who should attend?
Pastoral Leaders, Senior Mental Health Leads, Behaviour Leads, Designated Safeguarding Leads, Deputy DSLs, Assistant Heads, Deputy Heads, School Counsellors and any other members of staff who wish to improve their understanding of pastoral care in schools
This conference will enable you to:
Get essential updates on key topics for pastoral leads in schools
Understand how the cost of living crisis might impact your pupils
Come away with practical ideas to support children and families facing poverty
Improve how you work with hard to reach and disengaged families
Gain a deeper understanding of how to work with children facing mental health challenges
Improve how you respond to incidents of cyber bullying to ensure pupils are effectively supported
Update your knowledge on school attendance and the changes to guidance and proposed changes in the Schools Bill
Go back to your school with practical ideas to improve your behaviour management strategy
Hear practical case studies from pastoral leads in schools about changes they have implemented
Supports CPD professional development