Pastoral Seminars

Date of past event:

14th March 2018


An important part of being a parent is being able to discuss the issues that affect adolescents.  All parents of SSLP schools were warmly invited to attend these parent seminars.  There were initially five planned for 2017/18.


Karl Hopwood
Wednesday 11th October 2017, 7-9pm

Karl is an independent e-safety expert.  The presentation was primarily for parents of Year 7 pupils.
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Natasha Devon
Tuesday 7th November 2017, 7-9pm

Over the past decade, Natasha Devon MBE has toured the UK’s schools and colleges working with teenagers to help them overcome common mental health and body image issues.  In her talk, Natasha shared her top 3 tips for increasing self-esteem in young people and imbedding mental wellbeing into both school and home life.

Fiona Spargo-Mabbs
Monday 13th November 2017, 7-8pm

Supporting Young People to Make Safe Choices About Drugs.

Caroline Jones
Tuesday 16th January 2018, 7-9pm

Author Caroline Jones told the compelling story of her decade-long journey through the eating disorder, bulimia, interweaving the tale with insights and reflections on what she learned in the extraordinary process of recovery.

Amy Forbes-Robertson
Wednesday 14th March 2018, 7-9pm

Amy spoke about how to support young people, encourage good communication and take some of
the awkwardness out of a number of very sensitive topics.