Luke is an award-winning senior deputy headmaster and director of safeguarding for the St Benedict’s family of schools, with experience of headship as Acting Head of St Benedict's Junior School for Michaelmas term 2021. St Benedict's is a flagship school for safeguarding and pastoral care, with the happiness of every student placed firmly at the heart of the school. Luke was awarded Pastoral Leader of the Year 2021-22 by the NACPE.
As well as working within a school, he regularly speaks at conferences and writes for the TES, among other journals, on school leadership, pastoral care, and safeguarding. He is also Chair of the Independent Safeguarding Panel that advises The Safeguarding Company, the company behind MyConcern.
In all his roles he is deeply committed to working towards supporting student wellbeing and greater school inclusivity and equality. He is Chair of Trustees for the Schools Consent Project charity and an advisor to the Global Equality Collective. It is because of this work with a number of different organisations that he was awarded the NAPCE 2023 award for 'Raising Awareness About Pastoral Care.'See more from Luke Ramsden