Outcome 1: Understand policies and procedures for promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour.
1.1 Summarise the policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour. When managing pupil’s behaviour in school all staff will need to be aware of school policies, this means that the children should also be familiar with the policies and have read them so that they will understand when the teacher apply sanctions and behaviour management strategies. The main policies in schools for behaviour are behaviour policy. Few other school policies will also have an impact on managing behaviour such as * health and safety
* child protection
* attendance policy
* safe school policy
* equal opportunity policy
The schools behaviour policy is important as it gives guidelines to all staff and how they should manage pupil’s behaviour. the staff should be familiar with the policies so that they can apply them consistently in the school. Children need to be aware of the boundaries within which to manage their behaviour, so the children can understand what is expected to them. Children need to be praised for work, behaviour, effort and achievement genuinely and frequently. This will reinforce good behaviour and build self esteem. * To encourage good behaviour rather than to simply punish bad behaviour by providing a range of rewards for children of all ages and abilities. * To make clear to children the distinction between minor and more serious misbehaviour and the range of sanctions that will follow. * To treat problems when they occur in a caring and sympathetic manner in the hope of achieving an improvement in behaviour. * Corporal punishment is not permitted.
* All members of the school community are asked to respect each other. * Children are expected to respect staff, other adults and...