The Headmaster, tutors, house staff, academic staff, and medical staff all play a front-line role in the pastoral care of our pupils and can be contacted at any time by parents with concerns or questions.
In addition, in line with legislation, St David’s College has appointed a small, dedicated Safeguarding team led by Mrs Sue Davies (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mrs Davies started working at St David's College in 2005 as a part-time maths teacher. Since then she has been Head of Year, Tryfan House Mistress living onsite for 7 years, and is now Assistant Head (Pastoral) and Designated Safeguarding Lead. Over the years, Mrs Davies has worked with many parents and external agencies, looking out for all of the pupils in our school and ensuring the very best pastoral care. Mrs Davies is supported by Mrs Gabriella Murphy.
The aim of the team is to ensure best practice in all aspects of child protection and pupil welfare across the School.
A strong link exists with the local CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) representative who pays regular visits to support the school community in matters of mental health. The school also has close ties with the local Police Liaison Officer, who plays an important role in the GSE (Global Social Education) programme.
Here are some links to websites and resources that offer some further support and advice for both pupils and parents
Student Health Guide is the UK's Definitive Guide to Student Health. It offers advice on a wide range of topics that affect young people from the age of 14 onwards. This magazine will be available digitally here and as a hard copy to all pupils in year 10 and over.