We believe that all individuals within the school community have the right to develop their skills and knowledge in a safe, secure and supportive environment, free from intimidation, prejudice or discrimination of any kind, and they should be guided to extend this beyond school into the wider community. This is carried out through:
modellingand promoting respect and tolerance for each other
- Helping everyone towards an understanding of what is right and wrong
- Supporting everyone in forming good relationships
All adults in school follow the policy so that children are all treated fairly and equally. Any sanctions for
A central aspect
We approach children in the foundation stage to develop their social skills through a nurturing approach which is appropriate to their age.
We seek to work with parents to develop a consistent approach that will help their child.
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That's fantastic, I could see that you spent a long
You have been a very kind friend by.....
This is how we deal with any incidents in the foundation stage
Step 1: We approach the children calmly, stopping any hurtful actions;
Step 2: We
Step 3: We ask the children and any relevant adults what has happened.
Step 4: We summarise back to the children what we think has happened in a way they will understand.
Step 5: We ask the children for ideas on how we can sort the problem out.
Step 6: We aim to sort out the problem.
Step 7: We support the children to understand and accept the outcome.
Year 1 to Year 6
Positive Rewards to Inspire Expected Behaviours
Catch me Being Good - Any adult in school can give children stickers for when they have been seen being kind or helpful. These stickers reward positive
Stamps - Teachers reward children with stamps when they have learned well, they may have learned the spellings well or completed a fantastic piece of work that shows progress.
Special Mentions - Every week in assembly teachers nominate children for a special mention. This means their achievements are celebrated in an assembly so that other children and adults can acknowledge their accomplishments. Children receive a special sticker.
Prizes - For exceptional progress children can be nominated for a prize.
Year 1 to Year 6
With incidents of
We have a 5 stage approach.
If there is an incident involving your child we all follow the same protocol:
Step 1: Ask each child what has happened.
Step 2: Check with any witnesses.
Step 3: Clarify the problem and how it could have been resolved better.
Decide on a sanction and/or support that the child may need.
The school considers some
For any incidents of
For any incidents of physical harm, a child will go straight to stage 4 and parents will be invited in to discuss what has happened.
We are very proud of the way our children treat each other with respect, how they value differences and how they can work collectively to support each other. Many of our older children hold positions of responsibility for example as Student Counsellors, Buddies, Sports Leaders and Computing Support Agents.