Pastoral Care

 

The Pastoral Program at Loreto Toorak provides care forindividual wellbeing needs by addressingtheir current and emerging social and emotional needs.The fundamental elements of student wellbeing are positive self-regard, respect for others, positive relationships, responsible behaviours and personal resilience. We value the partnership between school, home, and community. 
 

Using data gathered annually from the students, our pastoral care program responds to the changing social and emotional needs of our students and includes:

  

  • Strong pastoral support provided by Heads of Year, subject teachers, homeroom teachers and is supported by the Director of Students and the School Psychologists 
  • Guest Speakers in a range of topical and emerging social issues  

  • Year Level and House activities for Years 7 - 12  

  • Academic support programs throughout Years 7 - 12, which include study skills and homework club  

  • Careers and pathways focus for Years 9 - 12  

  • Transition program for students in Year 7  

  • Pastoral Wellbeing Curriculum that includes education and initiatives on mental health awareness, consent and respectful relationships, cyber safety and positive online behaviour  

  • Positive Education program works alongside the Pastoral curriculum to assist in nurturing and developing a growth mindset, positive emotions and resilience 

  • Pastoral Coaching to assist in goal-setting to improve personal and academic growth  

  • Annual Student surveys that inform best-practice and pastoral programming

  • Parent Information Sessions  to inform and assist parents 

  • Loreto TV  to assist parents to navigate the various pastoral issues