This should complement the other components and be tailored to your student’s individual needs. You must dedicate sufficient time, with regular reviews of progress, to ensure barriers are not preventing progress in the other components. 

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Pastoral and development support should help your students address barriers to learning and support emotional and/or mental health difficulties. This could include:  

  • activities to develop confidence and resilience 
  • group work to develop communications skills 
  • tutorials and seminars (including careers education) 
  • life skills, such as: the ability to travel independently, personal finance. 

Explore qualifications from Pearson: 

Entry, L1 and L2 BTEC Personal Growth and Wellbeing suite


Pearson BTEC Personal Growth and Wellbeing

Our BTEC Personal Growth and Wellbeing suite is perfect for the delivery of pastoral support and personal development. You will find three levels, four qualification sizes – ranging from 1-8 units all with 100% optional unit choice – enabling you to create a bespoke programme for your student’s needs. 

An example of units includes: 

  • Maintaining Physical Health and Wellbeing

  • Developing Social Health and Wellbeing

  • Respecting Rights and Responsibilities

  • Developing Resilient Behaviour

  • Producing a Long-term Personal Progression Plan