Mentors’ Responsibilities Discuss and draw up a suitable time table that fits in with the student’s school schedule and ensure that the Head of Year is aware of when the sessions are taking place. Ensure that every session starts on time and where possible it takes place in the same location. Make the student aware that all that is said during the session’s remains confidential and will not be shared with anyone without the student’s approval. Encourage the student to feel at ease and talk openly during the sessions and remain impartial to what is said. Keep the conversation light were possible and interject some fun into the sessions. Guide the student to seek the assistance that is required and encourage them to discuss and review issues with the correct people. Motivate the student in areas that they require encouragement and set them task as and when required. Inspire them to become the best they can.