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Pastoral Care

Our distinctive ethos is based on traditional values, including pupils’ personal development, outstanding academic achievement, smart appearance and high standards of behaviour including good manners and courtesy.

We offer a caring and secure environment where pupils are happy and hard working. We have a stimulating curriculum that helps prepare them for university, the workplace, a worthwhile career and a successful life. Every child is special and deserves the best opportunities. 

We work with all pupils to find and develop their individual talents and interests. By giving individual care, support and encouragement we help pupils reach their academic potential.

As part of our emphasis on a caring ethos, we have created four houses at St. Martin’s, namely Roman, Quinlan, Hunter and Becket. Year 7 pupils are allocated to one of these four houses. The year group is the responsibility of a Head of Year leading all 280 pupils in assemblies and other activities. Pupils join a tutor group of around 24 pupils with a tutor who meets the group every day and offers care, guidance and support.

We work closely in conjunction with parents and as part of that partnership we have a dedicated Year Group Administrator attached to each year group. Parents can contact  the Year Group Administrator at any time of the school day to raise concerns or questions. 

Key Pastoral Staff 

Deputy Headteacher Mr K Camy kcamy@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Director of KS3 Mr J Beddow jbeddow@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Director of KS4 Mr S Smith ssmith@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
 Director of KS5 Miss H Jackson hjackson@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Head of Year 7 Miss A Frappell afrappell@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Head of Year 8 Miss M Casey mcasey@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Head of Year 9 Mr G Welton gwelton@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Head of Year 10 Miss A Bryant abryant@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Head of Year 11 Mr R Durrance rdurrance@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Head of Sixth Form/Assistant Headteacher Mrs S Howells showells@@st-martins.essex.sch.uk
Head of Year 12 & 13 Mrs J Page jpage@@st-martins.essex.sch.uk

For specific details on each year group, please use the menu on the left to navigate to the pages relevant to you. 

Year 7 

For pastoral care, St Martin’s is divided into four houses, namely Roman, Quinlan, Hunter and Becket. On joining the school, pupils are allocated to one of these four houses. These forms are of mixed ability.

The Head of Year 7 is Miss A Frappell

The initial point of contact for pastoral matters is the Year Admin Manager,  Miss B Whitfield, whose direct line is 01277 238346 and can also be contacted by email: bwhitfield@st-martins.essex.sch.uk

Miss Whitfield will be able to deal with some queries directly or pass them on to the appropriate member of staff, e.g.  Miss Frappell, who will then contact you to discuss the matter further.

Year 8 

For pastoral care, St Martin’s is divided into four houses, namely Roman, Quinlan, Hunter and Becket. Year 7 pupils are allocated to one of these four houses. These forms are of mixed ability.

The Head of Year 8 is Miss M Casey

Year 8 Administrator, Mrs K Carter who can be contacted directly on 01277 358361 and can also be contacted by email: kcarter@st-martins.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Carter  will be able to deal with some queries directly or pass them on to the appropriate member of staff, e.g. Miss Casey, who will then contact you to discuss the matter further.

Year 9 

For pastoral care, St Martin’s is divided into four houses, namely Roman, Quinlan, Hunter and Becket. On joining the school,  pupils are allocated to one of these four houses. These forms are of mixed ability.

The Head of Year 9 is Mr G Welton

The initial point of contact for pastoral matters is the Year 9 Administrator, Mrs T Glenn who can be contacted directly on 01277 238379 and can also be contacted by email: tglenn@st-martins.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Glenn will be able to deal with some queries directly or pass them on to the appropriate member of staff, e.g. Mr Welton, who will then contact you to discuss the matter further.

Year 10 

For pastoral care, St Martin’s is divided into four houses, namely Roman, Quinlan, Hunter and Becket. On joining the school,  pupils are allocated to one of these four houses. These forms are of mixed ability.

The Head of Year 10 is Miss A Bryant

The initial point of contact for pastoral matters is the Year 10 Administrator, Miss J Hunt, whose direct line is 01277 238392 and can also be contacted by email: jhunt@st-martins.essex.sch.uk

Miss Hunt will be able to deal with some queries directly or pass them on to the appropriate member of staff, e.g. Miss Bryant, who will then contact you to discuss the matter further.

Year 11 

For pastoral care, St Martin’s is divided into four houses, namely Roman, Quinlan, Hunter and Becket. On joining the school,  pupils are allocated to one of these four houses. These forms are of mixed ability.

The Head of Year 10 is Mr R Durrance

The initial point of contact for pastoral matters is the Year 11 Administrator, Mrs S Blake , whose direct line is 01277 358362 and can also be contacted by email: sblake@st-martins.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Blake will be able to deal with some queries directly or pass them on to the appropriate member of staff, e.g. Mr. Durrance, who will then contact you to discuss the matter further.

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