Presentation on theme: "Promoting Positive Behaviour Parent Information Session Monday 8 th October 2014 Anne Stewart- Headteacher."— Presentation transcript:
Promoting Positive Behaviour Parent Information Session Monday 8 th October 2014 Anne Stewart- Headteacher
Why? ‘ The starting point for learning is a positive ethos and climate of respect and trust based upon shared values across the school community, including parents, whether for young people in school or those not in school.’ Curriculum for Excellence: Building the Curriculum 3 (2008)
Aims to maximise potential Reach for the Stars Values -Hardworking, Helpful, Honest, Healthy, Happy Aims – Learning to Be Aims – Learning to Do Aims – Learning to Live with Others Focus on making every moment, of every day count for each child – every day is a learning day – Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Effective Contributors, Responsible Citizens.
Saline Charters Sensible choices Responsibility for own actions Rights and expectations School Charter – 7 ‘rights’ RRS and alongside the expectations Playground Charter Classroom Charter
Incentive to promote positive behaviour Learning Journey folders House System Good to Be Green Golden Time Class rewards
Recognising wider achievements Homework/Home learning Assemblies – four capacities Headteacher postcards Playground Awards Good to Be Green
A Restorative Approach Puts repairing harm done to relationships and people over and above the need for assigning blame and dispensing punishment. Gives victims, wrong doers and those around them a ‘voice’ – fair/positive Emphasis on ‘we’ is crucial – implies all have been affected by what has happened; reaching a resolution Symbolised
Staged Interventions Stage 1 Stage 2 – Time to Restore Stage 3 – Time to Restore (3 rd ) – HT Immediate Red Card Stage 4 Stage 5 Note that this a progression of events unless the incident has compromised the safety of individuals within the school.
Respect Me – Anti-Bullying Policy Taken seriously Recorded on care and welfare forms HT will discuss with all concerned and record findings & feed back to staff Parents of children involved will be contacted by HT Restorative approach used Identifying a ‘supporter’. Monitored
Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) ‘We continue to believe that children and young people learn and grow best in settings in which they feel happy, confident & safe, and that central to this is the experience of positive relationships among all members of the school community.’ GIRFEC: Strategy for Relationships & Behaviour: 2011-2016 (Fife Schools)
School Approaches Good working relationships – Staff/pupil; pupil/pupil Effective learning and teaching Appropriate curriculum Cool in School Self Regulation Peer Mediation Playground Pals Rights Respecting Schools Circle Time/Class Meetings House Captains/Vice Captains School Committees
How we will achieve our aims? Collective responsibility. Pupils Parents/carers Staff Leadership & Management