~ Describe the importance of all staff consistently and fairly applying boundaries and rules for children and young people’s behaviour
There are a number of policies in place at the school that all staff are made aware of. We are given a copy of these policies and procedures on joining and asked to sign them, they are also on hand, should you need to refer to them at any point. There are a number of policies within the setting that help promote positive behaviour, these are:
Golden Rules/Playground Code of Conduct
This is linked closely with the behaviour policy but sets out the steps to be taken to deal with any incidence of bullying, including, verbal, physical, damaging property, stealing, inappropriate language via electronic messaging, gossiping, excluding people from groups and spreading rumours. It is known that bullying will not be tolerated and that as a setting we will support both child and parent and provide an environment where all can learn without stress. Incidences of bullying will be recorded and then dealt with in line with DfE guidance published in July 2013, which means in some cases referral.
The school understands that there are different levels of bullying, low level, medium level and high level and each member of staff understands what steps need to be taken at each point.
Regular attendance is vital to both pupil and teacher and gives consistency and effectiveness through learning. Parents are continually made aware via newsletter, text and the website of the importance of punctual and regular attendance, this is reinforced through the Home School Agreement which is sent to every parent of a new pupil and should be signed and returned before that pupil commences their learning.
There are clear guidelines given to