This teacher-friendly book focuses on how secondary students learn and how those in different roles in schools can promote their learning.

Pastoral Teams and Learning
Pastoral teams and learning

This chapter focuses on the role of pastoral teams and pastoral team leaders in supporting young people's learning. The potential contribution of the pastoral team has been neglected in schools and in writing about learning and about pastoral care. Here we explore the specific contribution of the pastoral team to the learning of young people.

We provide a rationale for this approach, together with examples from practice and our own research to illustrate the special role of the pastoral team. We include a case study in which a head of year reflects on how she and her team promote the learning of young people. We have omitted aspects of the pastoral team's work that is not directly related to ...

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