Each pupil is a member of one of four Houses – Avon, Derwent, Severn or Trent. All staff are also in Houses which are led by four Heads of House; in addition, five Year Tutors are dedicated to specific year groups. Heads of House can be contacted at any time to discuss concerns or anxieties while Year Tutors can help with specific learning issues. The Pastoral Team and Parent Support Advisors promote positive behaviour and help to allay any concerns.
We encourage older pupils to hold positions of responsibility across the school. These roles include House Captains and Prefects, Seniors (including a Head Boy/Girl team) and Peer Mentors. We have a thriving School Council which includes pupils from all year groups. Dormston pupils have been members of the Youth Parliament.