Pastoral Care is the process within the School Community where the development of the whole child, (spiritual, academic, social, physical and emotional) is able to be nurtured. It is the expression of care in the school community, which brings together the diverse aspects of school life (academic, social, physical and religious). Pastoral Care is modelled on the teachings of Jesus and is the everyday expression of our Christian values.
Students have the right to pursue a curriculum, which responds to their individual needs and situations, in an affirming and safe environment, fostering positive relationships at all levels. Through our positive, open atmosphere we welcome all and provide a safe, caring environment, which nurtures growth.
Pastoral Care is expressed through the ethos of the community and involves every person (parents, students, staff members, Parish Priest and Parish Workers). The following principles underpin the policy and structure of the Pastoral Care Program at St Peter’s School: