Mrs G Marshall
CEO Alpha Trust
Mrs D Frost
Dr S Parrott
Ms K Sharp
Miss S Torr
Director of Alpha Teaching School Hub
Mrs K Daniels
Year Leader: 10 & 11
Mrs S Hughes
Associate Vice Principal
Head of Sixth Form
Mr M Summers
Associate to SLT
Mr K Kidby
Associate to SLT
Pastoral Lead: 7 & 9
Miss V Wilson
Year Leader: 7 & 8
Support & Transition Coordinator
Mr S Snow
Year Leader: 9
Mr D Maulkerson
Assistant to Head of Sixth Form
Mrs L Tarrier
Years: 8, 12 & 13
Mrs J Ward
Years: 9, 10 & 11
Miss J Patrick
Years: 7 & 8
1. Your first point of contact is your child’s Form Tutor. They see your child on a daily basis.
Please email the relevant Tutor directly or contact our main office and mark FAO the relevant person.
Phone: 01206 576973 to leave a message
2. Your second point of contact is the relevant Year Leader. They co-ordinate Pastoral support across the Year Group.
Year Leader email: The Year Leader’s emails are available in the Contact Details page of our website. This information is also in the Year Group Essential Information. Alternatively, please email our Office and mark FAO the relevant person.
Phone: 01206 576973 to leave a message
3. Both Form Tutors and Year Leaders may contact you to follow up points of information or concerns.
4. Pastoral Assistants are available during the school day to support students. They may also contact you and/or you may be put through to speak with a Pastoral Assistant if it is appropriate to do so depending on your concern.
5. The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mrs K Daniels. The role of the DSL is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students and young people involved with the school. The DSL is supported by a group of trained Deputy DSLs at CCHSG
6. The SENCO (Special Education Needs Co-ordinator) is Mrs K Daniels. The SENCO ensures that students with special educational needs and disabilities at CCHSG receive the support they need.
7. The School Nurse is from an external provider and visits the school fortnightly. Students may be referred to this service on an appointment basis for advice on healthy lifestyles, low level anxiety and any questions surrounding puberty that students may wish to discuss.
8. The School Counsellor visits the school weekly to meet with referred students on an appointment basis.
9. The School Chaplain is the Rev H Greenland who runs weekly appointment sessions for general emotional support. Students are welcome to contact her directly via firstname.lastname@example.org
10. The school currently has a WARMS (Wellbeing and Resilience Mental Health Services) team from the charity MIND working on-site five days a week, providing counselling and mental health support to all students. The Team has a high profile in the school.
11. The overall school Pastoral Lead is Mrs D Frost, Associate Principal
Form Tutors are the first point of contact, then the Year Leader or Pastoral Assistants if the Year Leader is teaching.
Year 7 & 8 – Miss V Wilson, Year Leader
Year 9 – Mr S Snow, Year Leader
Year 10/11 – Mrs K Daniels, Associate to SLT, Year Leader & SENCO
Year 12/13 – Mrs S Hughes, Associate Vice Principal, Head of Sixth Form
Pastoral Assistants: Mrs L Tarrier, Mrs J Ward
|Absence||The School Office, Attendance Officer|
|Subject specific issues||Heads of Subject via the School Office or via direct email|
|Examination entries||Examinations Office, Mrs L Pye|
|Higher Education Information/Careers Lead||Mrs S Hughes, Associate Vice Principal|
|School trip queries||Relevant Head of Department/Trip Leader|
|Special Educational Needs||Mrs K Daniels, SENCO|
|Safeguarding & Child Protection||Mrs K Daniels (DSL), Dr S Parrott (Deputy DSL), Mrs D Frost (Deputy DSL), Mrs S Hughes (Deputy DSL)|
|Serious allegations about a member of staff||Mrs G Marshall, Executive Principal, Mrs D Frost, Vice Principal or Dr S Parrott, Vice Principal|
|Whole school pastoral or staff issues||Mrs D Frost, Vice Principal|
|Curriculum and data||Dr S Parrott, Vice Principal|
|Teaching & learning||Mrs D Frost, Vice Principal|
CCHSG is a community of friendship and support, with an important focus on the emotional wellbeing of everyone in our care. The school values each student as an individual and aims to help each individual to reach the highest possible levels of personal, academic and social achievement. Our students have high expectations of themselves and work incredibly hard to achieve their goals and we make sure they have our absolute care and support at all times. An inclusive system of pastoral care includes time for reflection and dealing with life’s challenges, as well as important opportunities for personal and social development.
The school is firmly committed to the development of emotional intelligence and resilience of all of our students, as we believe this will help support the student through her adult life. Our pastoral programme, including PSHCE, continues to develop and is unique; it includes work on cognitive behavioural therapy which has been developed by a specialist in this field. Students are taught to recognise thinking errors including negative filtering and catastrophic thinking.
The single sex environment provides a high level of confidence and security. Students are supported by our excellent pastoral care; each student is seen as an individual and whilst we are educating tomorrow’s leaders, we are also aware that some students need extra support to develop their leadership skills. We believe that through the power and habits of the mind these skills can be fostered and nurtured.
Rev Hazel Greenland, the School Chaplain, offers support for the emotional and spiritual wellbeing of all staff, parents and students at the school. She is available to those of all faiths and none and can be contacted at email@example.com
The School Nurse Service visits CCHSG weekly and offers a free and confidential drop-in session which is open to all students.
All sessions are advertised via Tutor Groups.
The Wellbeing Ambassadors support students within the school. They are part of a network offering help and support for students, to overcome difficult situations of everyday life.
A small group of students from Years 9-12 are selected following an application process. They will attend a training day, run by “Worth It” covering mental health issues affecting young people. They are closely linked to the Student Voice, to encourage a strong network across the school. Planning meetings and campaigns are supported by the school co-ordinator.
Rev H Greenland
Mrs S Perumatantri