Childhood and Young People

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TDA 3.4: Promote 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.

All schools have policies and procedures in place for all members of staff/volunteers to follow when promoting positive behavior. The main policy relating to behavior will be the behavior policy, however other policies will have an impact such as anti- bullying, child protection and health and safety. Our school has a golden agreement for the whole school to follow.

Our whole school Golden Agreement
RIGHTS RESPONSIBILITIES
I have the right to be safe| I have the responsibility to be kind and gentle| I have the right to be heard| I have the responsibility to listen to others| I have the right to work in a pleasant environment| I have the responsibility to look after the school environment| I have the right to be treated fairly| I have the responsibility to treat others fairly| I have the right to learn| I have the responsibility to work to the best ofmy abilities|

At our school we believe that good behaviour needs to be taught and that “what you pay attention to is what you get.” We therefore base our systems on looking for and rewarding good behaviour. Rewarding good behaviour the system that they use is: * Golden Time – individual rewards for work/behaviour (weekly) * Whole school system based on house points

* Child of Week – Public celebration of an individual’s success * Head Teacher’s Award – Individual rewards for exceptional achievement or effort * Attendance Certificates – Termly awards for full attendance and targeted improvements in attendance. Also our school has strategies in place to minimise poor behaviour, they are guided by the following principles: * Good planning for work and behaviour pays dividends!

* Reacting emotionally to situations does not help
* Distracting and defusing a situation is safer for children and...
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