Pastoral Care Aims

Pastoral Care at Bishopbriggs Academy has a number of aims:

Curricular

  • To ensure that pupils are aware of the various curricular choices they have to make
  • To assist and advise pupils in selecting courses, and monitoring and advising on progress

Personal

  • To know the strengths and weaknesses of individual pupils
  • To assist pupils to solve personal problems
  • To make pupils aware of some aspects of adult life through a personal and social education programme

Vocational

  • To make pupils aware of the range of careers available and to guide pupils towards sources of infomation on careers
  • To help pupils make a realistic assessment of their abilities and of suitable careers
  • To assist pupils, once a career area is chosen, to follow the most suitable path towards that goal