Pastoral Care 11-16: A Critical Introduction

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Noel Purdy
A&C Black, Mar 14, 2013 - Education - 240 pages
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How can teachers deal with the growing pastoral needs of pupils aged 11-16 in schools?

This critical guide explores the pastoral role which teachers play in schools, and argues that today's schools continue to offer children an invaluable source of support. This guide explores a number of serious pastoral issues, drawing on contemporary research to outline the impact which these issues can have on children aged 11-16 and offering practical strategies for providing support on a whole-school and individual classroom level. Consideration is also given to how schools can use the curriculum proactively to help pupils be more prepared to deal with serious pastoral issues.

Topics dealt with include:

- supporting children who are experiencing separation or divorce
- helping to prevent and deal with bullying, including cyber-bullying
- identifying and responding to possible child abuse
- understanding the impact of domestic violence
- supporting children through bereavement
- responding to self-harm and suicide

This is the essential guide for those training to teach in the secondary sector and for practicing teachers who have recently taken on pastoral responsibilities.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Origins Definitions and Roles
9
2 Child Protection in Schools
34
3 Bullying in Schools
64
The Role of Schools in Promoting Safety WellBeing and P
96
School Responses
128
Challenges and Opportunities for Schools
153
Positive Pastoral Strategies for Schools
179
Index
207
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Noel Purdy is Head of Education Studies in the Department of Teacher Education at Stranmills University College, UK.

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