Pastoral Care

At the BSM we are committed to providing the highest quality of student support in all areas of curricular and co-curricular school life. 
We understand the value of this support for the development, well-being and happiness of each individual pupil.

We have an outstanding pastoral system with each student in the Senior School allocated to a tutor who takes a particular interest in their academic work and co-curricular involvement, while every pupil in the Primary School has a classroom teacher who plays the same role. 

Through the PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) programme, students explore a range of issues in a safe environment, from understanding and appreciating cultural diversity to eating for a healthy life.  Students are challenged to play an active role in PSHE sessions, in school assemblies and in their own wider learning.

For many students at the BSM, English is their first language.  Ongoing English language support is given until pupils are fully confident in their language skills.

Our Learning Support Department helps us to identify and support pupils with specific educational needs.  Our aim is to give equal opportunities to all our students to allow them to reach their full potential.

The BSM is fortunate to have a School Nurse who works throughout the school day on site, providing medical and  first aid support to all pupils and delivering First Aid sessions to students as part of the curricular or co-curricular programme.


Here at the British School of Milan we see our role in ensuring the e-Safety of our pupils as crucial to their overall well-being and safety.

We have a designated e-Safety officer who works with the leadership team, pastoral team, and ICT department to put resources and measures in place to support our pupils.

Information, Advice and Guidance

Regular tutor time activities in the Senior School and PSHE activities for Key Stages 2 to 5 address new and on-going issues, such as internet trends, security settings, and preservation of pupils’ electronic footprints. These activities have a skills focus, helping our pupils to develop into effective risk managers capable of independently tackling the threats they may face in the technological world.

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