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Behaviour is the way in which we act, speak and treat other people and our environment. Children and young people whose early social and emotional development is positive are more likely to make friends, settle well into school and understand how to behave appropriately in different situations. They have strong self- esteem and a sense of self- worth, but also have a feeling of empathy for others. This all helps them to understand what the boundaries are, and why they are necessary.
All adults who work within a school environment have a responsibility to themselves and the school to model a high standard of behaviour, both in their dealings with the pupils and with every other adult within the school as their example of behaviour has a significant influence on the Pupil’s behaviour. Good, strong team work between staff will encourage good behaviour in pupils. The school policies explain the rules that are applied, and how pupils will be helped to understand and learn to keep them. In most cases the rules are simple and reflect the concerns for safety and for pupils to be considerate of others and their environment. The rules need to be appropriate for the age and stage of development of the pupils and for the particular needs of the setting. Rules apply to the forms of behaviour that are encouraged, and cover the physical, social and verbal aspects.
Primary School has a behaviour policy that all staff are made aware of and adhere to. The school policy explains the rules that are applied, and how pupils will be helped to understand and learn to keep them. The rules are simple and reflect the concerns for safety and for pupils to be considerate of others and their environment. The organisations of the classroom and teaching methods have a big influence on pupil’s behaviour. If a classroom is inviting, bright and pupil's work is displayed within, it makes pupils aware of how they and their efforts are valued. A...
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