Warrington School/Board Of Trustees/Behaviour Management

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  • Students and staff will feel safe in a caring environment which provides maximum opportunity for learning.
  • The rights of students, staff and caregivers will be respected.
  • Methods of behaviour management will conform to the philosophy of the school.


  1. All staff members, including part-time teachers and relievers will accept that management of students behaviour is an integral part of sharing positive relationships with all of the children.
  2. Positive behaviour of children will be recognised and rewarded consistently.
  3. Behaviour management will be reasonable, appropriate and consistent.
  4. Teachers will make clear to students the expected standards of behaviour and the consequences of actions or inaction’s by students.
  5. Where appropriate caregivers will be kept informed of both positive and negative behaviour by students and their support asked for in disciplinary matters. Staff will, be encouraged to use staff meeting times to discuss any current concerns.
  6. If a student does not accept discipline from a teacher, or in the event of extreme violence or abuse, the student will be dealt with by the Principal. #Caregivers will be informed if a child is sent to the Principal repeatedly or if misbehaviour is extreme.
  7. Where appropriate action has been taken by a staff member this will be supported by other Staff, Principal and Board. For extreme or on-going behaviour problems the Board and the Principal will support staff in seeking extra assistance e.g. RTLB
  8. Discipline against a student will be documented for serious incidents or where the behaviour's of a child are causing concern. This documentation will be made available to the board and caregivers.
  9. Complaints about discipline, whether written or verbal, and unresolved complaints will be brought to the attention of the Board who will take appropriate action to seek resolution.
  10. Training in behaviour management will be encouraged as part of the professional development of staff.