Pastoral Support

The pastoral support system at Loxley Hall School, led by Mr. Evans and featuring the Emotional Support Unit (ESU), is a cornerstone of the school’s commitment to fostering a nurturing and supportive environment for all students. By integrating trauma-informed and attachment-based approaches, the school ensures that every student has the opportunity to thrive both academically and personally.

As the Pastoral Lead, Mr. Evans is instrumental in implementing and overseeing trauma-informed and attachment-based care strategies at Loxley Hall School. His responsibilities include:

  • Leadership and Coordination: Ensuring that all pastoral care initiatives are effectively coordinated and aligned with the school’s mission.
  • Staff Training: Providing training and support to staff members on trauma-informed and attachment-based approaches.
  • Student Support: Directly engaging with students to provide guidance, support, and intervention when needed.
  • Crisis Management: Leading the school’s response to critical incidents and ensuring appropriate support is provided.
  • Oversight of the ESU: Supervising the operations of the ESU and ensuring it meets the needs of the students.

Impact of Pastoral Support

The trauma-informed and attachment-based pastoral support system at Loxley Hall School, led by the pastoral support team and supported by the ESU, has led to significant positive outcomes, including:

  • Improved Academic Performance: Students who receive adequate pastoral support tend to perform better academically due to reduced stress and increased motivation.
  • Enhanced Emotional Well-being: Students report higher levels of satisfaction and well-being, contributing to a positive school atmosphere.
  • Increased Engagement: There is a noticeable increase in student engagement in both curricular and extracurricular activities.
  • Stronger Community: The sense of community within the school has been strengthened, with students, staff, and parents working collaboratively towards common goals.