Care, Welfare & Support
We are committed in supporting our learners to gain the best possible start in their lives and to create a positive secondary education experiences.
Our main objective is to protect young people and to promote and secure their emotional and social wellbeing. We believe that a happy child is much more likely to succeed and prosper.
Fostering good mental health, along with good physical health is seen as a priority here at Ysgol Glan Clwyd.
We take pride in the pastoral support here at Ysgol Glan Clwyd, and we are confident that we have the appropriate support in place. We have an effective way of working with external agencies that support us with our learners, ensuring that every child receives the same support.
The Assistant Head is responsible for overseeing all pupil support work and co-ordinating links with external agencies. The Assistant Head is the school’s child protection officer.
Progress Leaders – Each year in the school has a Progress Leader, the main focus of the progress leaders is to monitor and track the attainment and efforts of the learners in their care. The Progress leader looks after the academic side of the pupils’ development. They are also a home link for the pupils in their care.
Learning Mentors – All years, in the school, have a linked mentor. The main focus of this role is to support the learners with any aspect of life they require support. They are learning coaches supporting schoolwork, but also support learners’ wellbeing. They are also a home link, and work closely with progress leaders and external agencies.
ALN Coordinator – If your child has additional learning needs, the ALN Co-ordinator is responsible for supporting and producing an individual development plan. The ALN Co-ordinator works closely with parents and external agencies to ensure the best possible provision for the learners. MAT pupils also receive consideration from the ALN Co-ordinator. Classroom assistants will support where appropriate.
Class Tutors – Each child will attend a 20 minute registration period each morning with their class tutor. Important relationships will be established and a great deal of moral, emotional and academic support work shared.
PSE Co-ordinator – Every pupil receives Personal and Social Education, the role of the co-ordinator is to ensure that the content of the lessons is purposeful and supports the needs of the curriculum and the pupils of Ysgol Glan Clwyd.
External Agencies – To ensure the best quality support for your child, we will work with a variety of external agencies. These can support us and families to deal with situations that arise in the most appropriate way.