Looking after your Child
The pastoral network
Children’s experience at Kent College Junior School is enriched by their interaction with a variety of teachers, teaching assistants and other members of the school community. As a result, each child is known personally by so many which enables us to provide the richest pastoral care possible. All members of the school community are here to help you and your child.
The school offers appointments with a trained counsellor each Friday morning. Tutors are in their classrooms from Monday to Friday at 8:30 am. As part of our open door policy and holistic approach to pastoral care, we encourage you to communicate with us to ensure your child is happy, and looks forward to school each day.
All members of the school community are here to help:
- Buddies and Mentors
- Form and House Tutors
- House staff
- Medical Centre Staff and the School Doctor
- Deputy Head
- Head and his wife
- Subject teachers
There is also an Independent Listener, who is introduced to the school at the start of the year and who visits and has supper with the boarders every Monday evening.
All pupils are also assigned a Form Tutor who is a full-time teacher. If a parent or guardian has any concerns about his/her son or daughter, then the first person they should contact is the pupil’s Tutor. The Tutor may refer the matter to the Senior Teachers who work in close co-operation with the Head to ensure the well-being of all pupils at Kent College.