Children today grow up in a world where alcohol and other drugs, legal and illegal, are everyday realities. Schools have an important role to play in ensuring that they are well equipped to navigate this world safely. As a school governor you have a responsibility to ensure your school is meeting their obligations around pastoral care arrangements to protect the pupils from harm, safeguard their health and welfare and support their learning and development. We understand this can be daunting, so we've put some information and guides together to help you along. These resources from the Drug Education Forum and Mentor are very useful.