The Pastoral Care at Maritzburg College

Pastoral Care at Maritzburg College is a whole-school programme working towards building a community within the school, creating supportive systems and positive relations between all members of the Maritzburg College community, and promoting a strong ethos of mutual care and concern – a brotherhood or a sense of brothers for life.

Our programme aims to enhance for each boy, his:

  • Building value and virtue based character
  • Health, safety and well-being
  • Academic growth
  • Development of self-discipline
  • Building of resilience
  • Gaining of self confidence in social interactions
  • Practising servant leadership

The Pastoral Care Programme includes:

  • a formal Pastoral Care curricula educating boys on College values and psycho-social issues during formalised, timetabled Mentoring lessons
  • mentoring on a one on one basis during some Mentoring lessons to build a healthy pupil-staff relationship
  • an individual focus with reaction, intervention and prevention programmes in place to serve pupils with difficulties or challenges in their lives