Student Support

The pastoral team at Chesterfield High support students and their parents to ensure they are able to focus on attainment and progress. The team strive to maintain exemplary levels of attendance, punctuality, behaviour and progress. The well-being of students is of paramount importance and the pastoral team work closely with teaching staff, senior leaders and parents to remove any potential barriers to learning that may exist.

The team is led by two key stage leaders. Mr Lindley leads the Key Stage 4 team (year 10 and 11) and Miss Bowers leads the Key stage 3 team (Years 7-9).

Each Year group has a Progress Leader who is responsible for the pastoral care of the students in their year group. Progress Leaders for each year are as follows.


Year 6/7 – Miss P.Allen


Year 8 – Mr R.Higham

Year 9 – Miss C.Bowers

Year 10 – Mr J.Lewis

Year 11 – Mr P.Lindley

Each year group also has a full-time Student Support Manager who is available throughout the school day to communicate with parents and deal with any queries that parents may have. The student support managers for each year group are as follows.

Year 6 / 7 / 8 – Mrs McCann

Year 9 – Miss Royle

Year 10 – Miss Coutts

Year 11 – Mrs Owen