An Introduction to Pastoral Care/Pupil Support/Guidance

Day 1: Monday, 7th June 2021, 6:00pm8:00pmDay 2: Monday, 14th June 2021, 6:00pm8:00pm

Pastoral Care


A practical and informative course to discuss and examine the current perspectives on the role of Guidance/Pastoral Care in schools.

Course Details

This course will run via zoom over two twilight sessions.

A practical and informative course to discuss and examine the current perspectives on the role of Guidance/Pastoral Care in schools. The Guidance teacher is a unique role within a School tasked with working with Colleagues, Pupils, Parents and external agencies this course aims to give an insight to the paperwork involved and expectations of outcomes. Alongside exploring the role of the specialist principal teacher of Guidance/Pastoral Care as leader and manager. This course is aimed at teachers who are interested in the role of Guidance or existing Guidance teachers who would like to refresh and discuss current practice within schools.

The course will focus on:

  • Examining pupil support and raising achievement and attainment for all
  • Closing the gap (SIMD)
  • Behaviour v Support
  • Reflecting on the importance of a whole school approach to pupil support
  • Exploring the role of specialist principal teachers of pupil support
  • Consider relevant external agencies (Social work, Psychological services, Reporters Department, NHS), their roles and responsibilities and examine the paperwork involved
  • Reflecting on the key leadership and management skills required for the role
  • Leading & managing the Health & Wellbeing curriculum
  • Time Management
  • Chairing meetings effectively

Previous delegates have commented:

Thank you VERY much! Very inspiring :-)

S McGlynn - Hutchesons Grammar School

Excellent presentation, fun and full of energy

E Constable - Bridge of Don Academy

Well presented - knowledgeable and honest with experience

A Tait - Brechin High School

Very informative - perspective through the eyes of a guidance teacher

P Mochan - Castlehead High School

An excellent insight into the huge variety of tasks a PTPC has to take on, backed with real life examples

G Comerford - Knightswood Secondary School

Course Cost

£125.00 + VAT per person


Total Spaces: 10

Course Tutor

Chloe Divers

Chloe Divers

Pastoral Care Tutor, AOK Learning

Chloe is currently a PT Pupil Support and Business Education Teacher for North Lanarkshire Council. Chloe is a marker for SQA in both Business Management and Administration & IT.

Venue Details

Virtual event

You will need access to a phone/tablet/pc with a speaker and internet access

Course Registration

Please fill out the form below or call us on 0141 221 1001 during business hours to book onto this course.

An Introduction to Pastoral Care/Pupil Support/Guidance
Monday, 7th June 2021, 6:00pm
£125.00 +VAT per person

Additional Comments


Please note cancellation of a confirmed booking within 7 days of the course will be charged at full cost.

About Us

AOK delivers a varied programme of CPD training for teachers and the teaching profession.

Our workshops are limited to a maximum of 16 delegates which allows for close interaction between attendees and our tutors.

Contact Us

AOK Learning Ltd

Station House
Suite 2.3
34 St Enoch Square
G1 4DF
United Kingdom

+44 (0)141 221 1001

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