Getting to the heart of pupil well-being

Last week was Anti-Bullying Week and, to follow up the excellent assembly run by the Head Boy and Girl and their Deputies, we gave pupils the chance to complete an anonymous well-being survey supported by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. The results were very reassuring, but all schools must remain alert to the possibility of bullying and respond swiftly should it occur. The least healthy environment is one where we think ‘this couldn’t happen here’ and parents should know the outcomes of such a questionnaire.

From the results, we know that nearly 99% of our pupils enjoy most of their school life. Where there are tensions, the survey tells us that they arise in words rather than physical fighting. Mr Newman met with parents at Friday coffee to discuss the results further and answer their questions. If you missed this but have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Headmaster via Mrs Hartley at

The pastoral leads at the Prep School discussed the results of the survey in detail this week and, more importantly, their response to it. Though the results are overwhelmingly positive, there is always room for improvement and we will continue to place well-being at the heart of our pupils’ education.

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