Pastoral care

Gone are the old public school clichés about cold dormitories, stiff upper lips and terrible food. Your children can expect the highest standards of pastoral care at today's independent schools, which aim to create a nurturing environment.  

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He who cares wins: Exeter Cathedral School headmaster Stephen Yeo on pastoral care

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A helping hand

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