Children come to school to learn and develop as individuals; any behaviour by another that stops this happening is unacceptable.
Good behaviour is expected from all the children in our school. Care, consideration, politeness, co-operation, tolerance and mutual respect are the qualities that we seek to encourage and develop. Our school rules are simple and clear and all children are expected to comply with them.
1. Respect other people and their belongings.
2. Always do your best and let others do their best.
3. Follow instructions the first time.
4. Keep your hands and your feet to yourself
5. Help take care of our school so that everyone can enjoy being here.
We believe that children need to take responsibility for their actions. Our discipline policy reflects this, placing a large emphasis on rewarding appropriate work and behaviour. Wherever possible we will involve parents in the reward process by sending home certificates and celebrating successes in our weekly newsletters.
Those children who choose to misbehave, by breaking the rules or stopping others from learning will face a series of clearly explained and escalating sanctions.
We consider bullying to be repeated behaviour that makes others feel uncomfortable, threatened or distressed. This can be physical, verbal or emotional. Whilst occurrences in our school are extremely rare they are dealt with firmly, quickly and sensitively. The exact response would, of course, depend on the nature of the bullying however in all circumstance parents of the children concerned would be notified. We will take action to resolve any problem.