Sixth Form Pastoral Support

Sixth Form Pastoral Support

The Sixth Form Team are very dedicated to their support of all students in the Sixth Form.

Whether it is academic mentoring, PSHE sessions or emotional wellbeing support, our team will aim to provide individual and group care for all students.

In this section of the website you can find links to organisations, self care articles, guides to accessing support at the school and a who's who within the school.




CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Anyone can hit crisis point. We run a free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems. We support those bereaved by suicide, through the Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP).​


1 in 5 children and young people suffer from mental health illness in any given year. At Kooth, we believe every young person has the right to thrive and to access high quality mental health care. is commissioned by the NHS, Local Authorities, charities and businesses to provide anonymous and personalised mental health support for Children and Young People. With over 4000 logins per day, we provide end to end support whatever the need.

Kooth is available in Kent to young people aged 10-16 which means that Year 11 and 12 students can create an account before their 17th birthday. After this point they can continue engaging with the Kooth team but will be encouraged to source alternative options.

Kooth Video

The Sixth Form Office

The Sixth Form Office is one of the first ports of call for any student that would like any kind of support. The staff here are well trained to assist students and support them. 

Mr Larter - Assistant Head and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Dickson - Head of Sixth Form and UCAS

Miss Slane - UCAS, Careers and Pastoral Support

Mr Cowlam - Student Mentoring and Pastoral Support

School Counselling

The school is able to offer students counselling sessions and intervention based support. These sessions are one hour longer and can be up to one session per week. They are internally referred via the school's safeguarding team and are offered on a case-by-case bais.