Office of the Chancellor
The office of the Chancellor is called a Chancery. Named after a court that is authorized to apply principles of equity, as opposed to those of law, to cases brought before it. These courts began with petitions to the Lord Chancellor of England. The Chancellor will oversee service learning and diversity programs; support the spiritual, social, and emotional wellbeing of students while supporting and guiding students about ethics, values, relationships; and enhancing engagement with the broader school community.
The Chancellor helps RHA community members emotionally: building on relationships, Cross-cultural understanding, cross-cultural communication, lifestyle diversity, and life view diversity. Supports substance abuse awareness, supporting positive choices and personal responsibility, supports and works with programs to keep students out of gangs and off the streets. Provides self-confidence reinforcement and helps students transition into Royal Holloway Academy. The Chancellor shall meet with and mentor students when approached or when given a name referral with consent of the parent/guardian.
The Chancellor provides temporary and emergency counseling services, supports steady attendance and good study habits, and genuine compassion for the school community. Community collaboration and support is vital to the Chancery Program. The Chancellor also provides referrals for community support channels for RHA community members in need when there is a need or for arbitration to deal with conflict between students, family, and/or staff.
“There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right and not to fear to do or say what you believe to be right.”
- Sir Winston Churchill